WHO’S IN IT?
Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler), Naomi Watts (Birdman), Chris Cooper (Adaptation), Heather Lind (Mistress America), Judah Lewis (Point Break), C.J. Wilson (The Intern), Polly Draper (Obvious Child), Malachy Cleary (Taking Woodstock), Debra Monk (The Devil’s Advocate)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club), director; Bryan Sipe (The Choice), writer; Lianne Halfon (Juno), Sidney Kimmel (Adventureland), Thad Luckinbill (Sicario), Trent Luckinbill (The Good Lie), John Malkovich (Ghost World), Molly Smith (P.S. I Love You) and Russell Smith (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), producers; Yves Bélanger (Wild), cinematographer; Jay M. Glen (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Davis (Gyllenhaal), a successful investment banker, struggles with the loss of his wife (Lind) in a car accident, and in his grief begins to dismantle things around his home, and then eventually his actual home, while forming a connection with customer service rep Karen (Watts) and his son Chris (Lewis)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Jake Gyllenhaal continues to do no wrong with an emotional performance in Demolition, the latest from Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallée.