Rent Norman (2016)

2.6 of 5 from 239 ratings
1h 53min
Rent Norman (aka Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) lives a lonely life in the margins of New York City power and money, and strives to be everyone's friend. His incessant networking leads him nowhere until he ends up befriending a young but charismatic politician, Micha Eshel (Lior Ashkenazi), at a low point in his life. Three years later, the politician becomes the Prime Minister of Israel. Norman uses Eshel's name to leverage his biggest deal ever: a series of quid pro quo transactions linking the Prime Minister to Norman's nephew (Michael Sheen), a rabbi (Steve Buscemi), a mogul (Harris Yulin), his assistant (Dan Stevens) and a treasury official from the Ivory Coast.
Norman's plans soon go awry, creating the potential for an international catastrophe he must struggle to prevent. 'Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer' is a comedic and compassionate drama of a man whose downfall is rooted in a human frailty all too easy to forgive - a need to matter.
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Miranda Bailey, Lawrence Inglee, David Mandil, Oren Moverman, Eyal Rimmon, Gideon Tadmor
Joseph Cedar
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
Drama, Thrillers
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Run Time:
113 minutes
English, English Audio Description, French, Polish
Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, English Hard of Hearing, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovakian, Slovenian
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
  • An Evening with Norman: Q&A with Richard Gere and Joseph Cedar
  • Making the Connection: Norman on the Red Carpet

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Reviews (10) of Norman

Slow, dull but oddly watchable! - Norman review by Peachy

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It was hard to know what to make of this film. The plot was obviously going only one direction. Richard Gere worked hard to perform a character that repeated the same gestures and movement.

I thought there might be more to this, but there wasn't!

1 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

Very disappointing - Norman review by LB

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No wonder it only lasted a week at the cinema

. Teious, boring and meandering and Richard Gere was not on form or may be it was the script.

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didn't like it at all - Norman review by CP

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didn't like it at all and didn't bother to see to the end. 30 mins was enough. if I could give minus point I would...boring.

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