WHO’S IN IT?
Josh Brolin (No Country For Old Men), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Sharlto Copley (District 9), Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos), Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction), Hannah Ware (Boss), Richard Portnow (Law Abiding Citizen), Lance Reddick (The Wire), Max Casella (Blue Jasmine), James Ransone (Inside Man), Hannah Simone (New Girl), Rami Malek (The Master)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Spike Lee (Do The Right Thing), director, producer; Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend), writer; Doug Davison (The Strangers) and Roy Lee (The Lake House), producers; Roque Baños (Evil Dead), composer; Sean Bobbitt (Shame), cinematographer; Barry Alexander Brown (25th Hour), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Advertising executive Joe (Brolin) is kidnapped and mysteriously held in solitary confinement without apparent reason. After twenty years, he is suddenly released and vows to find whoever held him prisoner and why they did so, with the help of a young woman named Marie (Olsen)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Based on director Park Chan-wook’s acclaimed Korean thriller, itself based on the popular manga series, Spike Lee tells his own version of the twisted story of Oldboy with his trademark poignancy and ability to entertain no matter what the content.