The concrete jungle is like no other place in the world. You never know what hides behind each alleyway or abandoned building. Manhattan Night is a fictional glimpse of this.
Based on the acclaimed novel Manhattan Nocturne written by Colin Harrison, Manhattan Night is story filled with drama. Porter Wren (Adrien Brody) is a tabloid writer who is constantly hunting for his next scandalous story. Off the beat, Wren is a model father and husband to his faithful wife (Jennifer Beals).
Unexpectedly, Wren finds himself in new drama when he meets a young seductive woman (Yvonne Strahovski) in dire need of his help to crack the mystery of her estranged husband’s death (Campbell Scott). Porter commits infidelity and risks losing his job and marriage. In order to gain it all back, he must jump through many hoops.
What is most alluring about this film was the storyline. Manhattan Night left me on the edge of my seat and ended in a surprising way. I was interested in reading the novel after seeing the film. Manhattan Night is a solid New York film that deserves a closer look.
Manhattan Night is in theaters May 20, 2016