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'Edmond': A Mamet One-Act, On Screen

Julia Stiles and William H. Macy star in <em>Edmond</em>.
Julia Stiles and William H. Macy star in Edmond.

Our film critic has a review of Edmond, a thriller directed by Stuart Gordon, with David Mamet adapting his own stage play.

William H. Macy -- a mainstay actor in many Mamet plays and films -- plays the title character, an everyman whose life changes when a fortune teller informs him that he is not where he belongs.

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David Edelstein is a film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film for CBS Sunday Morning. He has also written film criticism for the Village Voice, The New York Post, and Rolling Stone, and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times' Arts & Leisure section.