WHO’S IN IT?
Shia LaBeouf (Fury), Dakota Johnson (Suspiria), Zack Gottsagen (film debut), John Hawkes (The Sessions), Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Jon Bernthal (Wind River), Thomas Haden Church (Sideways), Mick Foley (Big Money Hustlas), Jake Roberts (The Bet), Yelawolf (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Tyler Nilson (film debut) and Michael Schwartz (film debut), directors, writers; Albert Berger (Little Miss Sunshine), Christopher Lemole (Mudbound), Lije Sarki (For Whom He Tolls), David Thies (Dead Horse), Ron Yerxa (Louder Than Bombs) and Tim Zajaros (Arctic), producers; Zachary Dawes (Deep Murder), Noam Pikelny (film debut), Jonathan Sadoff (Ingrid Goes West) and Gabe Witcher (film debut), composers; Nigel Bluck (Son of a Gun), cinematographer; Nat Fuller (Beach House Way) and Kevin Tent (The Descendents), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Zak (Gottsagen), a young man with Down’s Syndrome, escapes his residence at a care home and sets out to fulfil his dream of becoming a wrestler. Along the way, he meets Tyler (LaBeouf), an outcast who’s being hunted by a group of irate fishermen, and together they form a very special friendship…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Shia LaBeouf gives a commanding performance in this heart-warming adventure movie that has been likened to a modern-day Mark Twain story.