WHO’S IN IT?
Matthew McConaughey (Mud), Jennifer Garner (Juno), Jared Leto (Fight Club), Steve Zahn (Rescue Dawn), Dallas Roberts (The Walking Dead), Michael O’Neill (Transformers), Denis O’Hare (Charlie Wilson’s War), Griffin Dunne (Quiz Show), Jane McNeill (The Walking Dead), James DuMont (Catch Me If You Can), Kevin Rankin (White House Down)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jean-Marc Vallée (The Young Victoria), director, editor; Craig Borten (film debut) and Melisa Wallack (Mirror Mirror), writers; Robbie Brenner (Escape Plan) and Rachel Winter (The Lather Effect), producers; Yves Bélanger (Laurence Anyways), cinematographer; Martin Pensa (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Dallas, 1985. Ron Woodroff (McConaughey) is an electrician and rodeo cowboy who likes to live on the wild side, with endless supplies of drink, drugs and women. However, he is soon diagnosed with the HIV virus and given only thirty days to live, but his condition worsens when he starts taking the FDA-approved AZT to help treat his condition. Desperate to get better treatment, Woodroff begins smuggling medications in from across the world which attracts the attention of several other AIDS victims, including transsexual Rayon (Leto), who start looking to Woodroff for help…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Dallas Buyers Club is an uplifting American drama about the human spirit, boosted by outstanding turns by Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto.