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Three reasons to see “Assassin without memory”, the new Liam Neeson, on Prime Video

The film was released in theaters in mid-May and hit streaming this month. (Prime Video)

murderer without memory (memory) is the most recent action proposal starring the emblematic Liam Neeson and which was released in theaters in Latin America in mid-May. Since last July 8, it can be seen in the digital catalog of Prime Video. What is this new film by the Irish actor about and why should you see it?

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“A hit man discovers he has become a target after refusing to complete a job for a dangerous criminal organization. The FBI is also after him, forcing him to use his skills to always be one step ahead. But starting with a severe memory loss, it will make him question his every action and, above all, who he trusts, ”reads the official synopsis of the film that he also has available. Guy Pearce Y Monica Bellucci in its main cast.

Liam Neeson is Alex Lewis, a hitman who will have to face a criminal organization and the FBI after failing to kill a target. (Prime Video)
Liam Neeson is Alex Lewis, a hitman who will have to face a criminal organization and the FBI after failing to kill a target. (Prime Video)

Neeson’s stay in action

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Relentless search (2008) brought Neeson to the pinnacle of big-screen action and made him an icon of the genre. With two more films in this trilogy and other productions of this type, the 70-year-old star has established himself as a symbol of these stories between blows and shots in fiction. Although he assured that he was going to retire at some point from this kind of role, the new film directed by Martin Campbell is proof that he still has much more to give the public.

A confusing plot and memory as a crucial element

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Mainly, the plot murderer without memory introduces us to a hitman who is pursued by a dangerous mafia and the FBI. Nobody will be able to catch him so easily, since he is elusive and undetectable by his enemies, however, the gradual loss of his memories will begin to be his biggest obstacle and, in turn, the worst traitor in this battle to save himself. Its about Alzheimer’s syndrome, a disease that has begun to affect his brain and causes him to confuse his memories: his mind has become fragmented and shadowed, so he no longer knows who to trust. The emotional charge and fear in this character will be much stronger than others he has previously brought to life.

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Little by little, Alzheimer's syndrome affects the protagonist to the point of confusing his own memories. (Prime Video)
Little by little, Alzheimer’s syndrome affects the protagonist to the point of confusing his own memories. (Prime Video)

The typical scenes of violence are not lacking

Despite the distinction and complexity of the script, the journey of Liam Neeson for this film also has a perfect ingredient to keep the viewer’s attention: violence. Punches, kicks and melee attacks are a piece of cake for the Hollywood artist and, at his advanced age, he continues to star in these productions that require some physical effort to film the scenes.

murderer without memory is available to view at Prime Video from this month.

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