WHO’S IN IT?
Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Nowhere Boy), Billy Bob Thornton (Bad Santa), Charlie Hunnam (The Lost City of Z), Giovanni Ribisi (Ted), David Dastmalchian (Ant-Man), Juliette Lewis (Cape Fear), Odessa Young (Assassination Nation), Charles Parnell (Mississippi Damned), Andy Buckley (Jurassic World), Ryan Hurst (Saving Private Ryan), Dash Mihok (Silver Linings Playbook), Eugene Byrd (Dead Man), Tom Amandes (Saving Lincoln)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sam Taylor-Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey), director, writer; Aaron Taylor-Johnson (film debut), writer; Pamela Abdy (Garden State), Alex Heineman (Non-Stop) and Andrew Rona (The Commuter), producers; Atticus Ross (Gone Girl), Leopold Ross (The Book of Eli) and Claudia Sarne (Triple 9), composers; Jeff Cronenworth (The Social Network), cinematographer; Martin Pensa (Dallas Buyers Club), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
James Frey (Taylor-Johnson), a young drug addict, checks into a treatment centre for two months. There, he meets several interesting figures who end up inspiring him to finally overcome his addiction…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The controversial “memoir” of writer James Frey, who was famously exposed as a fraud and chastised by none other than Oprah Winfrey, is adapted by husband-wife team Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson, with the latter directing her husband in the starring role and also sharing writing credit with him.