WHO’S IN IT?
Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out), Jodie Turner-Smith (The Neon Demon), Bokeem Woodbine (Ray), Chloë Sevigny (Boys Don’t Cry), Flea (Boy Erased), Sturgill Simpson (The Dead Don’t Die), Indya Moore (Saturday Church), Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Upside), Melanie Halfkenny (film debut), Benito Martinez (American Made)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Melina Matsoukas (film debut), director, producer; Lena Waithe (film debut), writer, producer; Pamela Abdy (Garden State), Andrew Coles (film debut), James Frey (Bad Seed), Michelle Knudsen (When We First Met) and Brad Weston (Takedown), producers; Tat Radcliffe (’71), cinematographer; Pete Beaudreau (Beasts of No Nation), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
One evening, two young black people (Kaluuya and Turner-Smith) share an unremarkable Tinder date together. However, when they are pulled over by a cop, they end up accidentally killing him in self-defence, and are forced to go on the run…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The classic story of Bonnie and Clyde is given an extremely timely update, tackling several key issues such as race and injustice in a powerful and frightfully modern manner.