WHO’S IN IT?

Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road), Josh Brolin (No Country For Old Men), Gattlin Griffith (Changeling), Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man), Clark Gregg (The Avengers), Brooke Smith (Silence of the Lambs), James Van Der Beek (Dawson’s Creek), Maika Monroe (At Any Price), Alexie Gilmore (Definitely, Maybe), Brighid Fleming (Gamer)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Jason Reitman (Up In The Air), director, writer, producer; Helen Estabrook (Young Adult), Lianne Halfon (Juno) and Russell Smith (The Perks of Being A Wallflower), producers; Rolfe Kent (Thank You For Smoking), composer; Eric Steelberg ((500) Days Of Summer), cinematographer; Dana E. Glauberman (The Guilt Trip), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

On a hot late-summer day in 1987, 13-year-old Henry Wheeler (Griffith) is growing up while his mother Adele (Winslet) is suffering from depression. When they go out shopping, they run into a bloodied older man (Brolin) who desperately needs their help. They take him home and learn that the man, Frank, is an escaped convict on the run from the authorities. As the weekend goes by, the mother and son find themselves more and more drawn to the man’s charms…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Two heavyweight actors headline the latest film from accomplished director Jason Reitman, who takes a path down a much more dramatic road than ever before.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 21ST MARCH 2014