Join symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou) in their thrilling quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery that will take them from Paris to London - and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret so powerful it could shake the very foundations of mankind.
Excellent Da Vinci code
- The Da Vinci Code review by MW
I started watching this wondering ,if after reading the book the film would live up to my expectations.It started a bit slow but built up to a brilliant film,full of plots and quests.The characters i had imagined in the book were very true to life in the film and i would recommend this film to all of you who love plots and hidden secrets.
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- The Da Vinci Code review by Pete W
A reasonably entertaining way of passing 2 hours and twenty minutes. The story itself is recycled from various conspiracy theories and highly improbable but works as a mystery. I haven't read the book so can't judge how closely the film follows the book. Tom Hanks is a bit wooden for me, Sir Ian is a mad Gandalf on crutches and Paul Bettany flagellates himself with vigour.
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I enjoyed it - must read the book though
- The Da Vinci Code review by AB
Unlike many other reviewers, I haven't read the book (yet!) but I enjoyed this - I didn't think it was too long at all - my main gripe was that some of the (possibly?) key scenes/conversations were in French or Latin and didn't help the details, but that is not to take away from the film's whole hypothesis. If I remember rightly, The Church were up in arms over the story but (a) why? it was a story (b) isn't the Bible a series of stories albeit with some history and guidelines for life contained therein and (c) some of the historical Church/Papal meetings and decisions are true, so why not make a tale of those? I didn't quite understand the reasoning of the final couple of scenes where Tom Hanks decides to go off to the Louvre again, so I really DO have to read the book!