WHO’S IN IT?

Emily Blunt (Into The Woods), Benicio Del Toro (Traffic), Josh Brolin (No Country For Old Men), Jon Bernthal (The Wolf of Wall Street), Victor Garber (Argo), Daniel Kaluuya (Kick-Ass 2), Maximiliano Hernández (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Jeffrey Donovan (J. Edgar)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners), director; Taylor Sheridan (film debut), writer; Basil Iwanyk (John Wick), Thad Luckinbill (The Good Lie), Trent Luckinbill (Breaking a Monster), Edward McDonnell (Insomnia) and Molly Smith (Beautiful Creatures), producers; Jóhann Jóhannsson (The Theory of Everything), composer; Roger Deakins (Skyfall), cinematographer; Joe Walker (12 Years A Slave), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the lawless border area between the United States and Mexico, idealist FBI agent Kate Macer (Blunt) is assigned to aid in the escalating war on drugs by elite government task force official Matt (Brolin). Led by enigmatic consultant Alejandro (Del Toro), who has a rather questionable past, Kate and the rest of the team head out on a clandestine journey where she must question everything she knows if she is to make it out alive…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

After making an impact on mainstream cinema with the powerful drama Prisoners (as well as the little-seen indie Enemy), director Denis Villeneuve returns with an intense thriller that is bound to engage and test the audience in many enthralling ways.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2015