WHO’S IN IT?
Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Joel Edgerton (The Gift), Noah Emmerich (The Truman Show), Ewan McGregor (Moulin Rouge), Rodrigo Santoro (The 33), Boyd Holbrook (A Walk Among The Tombstones), Alex Manette (Shame), James Burnett (Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials), Sam Quinn (Transcendence)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Gavin O’Connor (Miracle), director; Brian Duffield (The Divergent Series: Insurgent), Anthony Tambakis (Warrior) and Joel Edgerton (The Gift), writers; Terry Dougas (Grandma), Aleen Keshishian (Haven), Scott LaStaiti (Love in the Time of Cholera), Natalie Portman (Hesher), Mary Regency Boies (Transcendence), Zack Schiller (Son of Morning) and Scott Steindorff (The Lincoln Lawyer), producers; Marcello De Francisci (Samsara) and Lisa Gerrard (Layer Cake), composers; Mandy Walker (Australia), cinematographer; Alan Cody (Larry Crowne), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the Old West, Jane Hammond (Portman) and her husband Bill (Emmerich) live a comfortable life away from the torment of the dreaded Bishop Boys gang and their relentless leader John Bishop (McGregor). When Bill returns home riddled with bullets after duelling with John and his gang, Jane turns to her former lover Dan Frost (Edgerton) for help in defending her family from almost certain death…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Despite having one of the most troubled productions in recent history – original director Lynn Ramsay bolted on the project days before shooting, and various actors from Bradley Cooper to Jude Law all came and went in the role that McGregor ended up playing – Jane Got A Gun should overcome its troubles to be a hardcore feminist Western for the ages.