WHO’S IN IT?

Christian Bale (American Hustle), Wes Studi (Dances with Wolves), Rosamund Pike (A United Kingdom), Q’orianka Kilcher (The New World), Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers), Rory Cochrane (Argo), Ben Foster (Hell or High Water), Jonathan Majors (film debut), Jesse Plemons (The Master), Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name), Peter Mullan (Tyrannosaur), Robyn Malcolm (Burning Man), Stephen Lang (Don’t Breathe), Scott Wilson (The Ninth Configuration), Bill Camp (12 Years A Slave), Michael Parks (Tusk), Ryan Bingham (Crazy Heart)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Scott Cooper (Black Mass), director, writer, producer; Donald E. Stewart (The Hunt for Red October), writer; Ken Kao (Rampart) and John Lesher (Birdman), producers; Max Richter (Waltz with Bashir), composer; Masanobu Takayanagi (Silver Linings Playbook), cinematographer; Tom Cross (La La Land), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1892, US Army Captain Joseph J. Blocker (Bale) reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief by the name of Yellow Hawk (Studi) and his family across the harsh landscape of the American West and back to his tribal land so that he can die in peace…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Christian Bale reunites with his Out of the Furnace director Scott Cooper for this moody and quietly haunting Western that contains one of the actor’s finest turns in a while.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 5TH JANUARY 2018