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He used to be laughed at, but at the latest with his appearance in «Argo» Ben Affleck has been able to fully rehabilitate himself as an actor, after he had previously been recognized as a very capable director. It really does seem like the two-time Oscar winner has gotten better and more nuanced over the past few years, whether in front of the camera or behind it. Gavin O’Connor ‘s black humor action thriller The Accountant , now available on Amazon Prime Video subscription , is an excellent example.
That’s what «The Accountant» is about
Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) has always had an extraordinary gift for mathematics. As a highly gifted person with outstanding skills, however, he finds it extremely difficult to establish and maintain social contacts. Disguised as a small-town accountant, he secretly does the bookkeeping for some of the most dangerous underworld organizations in the United States.
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At some point, however, tax investigator Ray King ( JK Simmons ) gets on his trail and Christian’s cover is blown. That’s why he accepts a new job, where he is to help the accountant of a robotics company, Dana ( Anna Kendrick ), to clarify billing discrepancies worth millions. But even as he penetrates the confusing web of numbers, more and more people are dying around him…
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