WHO’S IN IT?
John C. Reilly (Stan & Ollie), Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here), Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler), Riz Ahmed (City of Tiny Lights), Rebecca Root (Colette), Allison Tolman (The Gift), Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), Carol Kane (Annie Hall), Ian Reddington (Highlander), Richard Brake (The Death of Stalin), Aldo Maland (Hanna), Theo Exarchopoulos (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jacques Audiard (Rust and Bone), director, writer; Thomas Bidegain (A Prophet), writer; Pascal Caucheteux (You Were Never Really Here), Michael De Luca (The Social Network), Alison Dickey (The Wonder of Sex), Michel Merkt (Capernaum), John C. Reilly (film debut) and Grégoire Sorlat (Of Gods and Men), producers; Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water), composer; Benoît Debie (Enter The Void), cinematographer; Juliette Welfling (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1850 Oregon, Eli (Reilly) and Charlie Sisters (Phoenix) are two brothers and notorious assassins. They are tasked with finding and killing prospector Hermann Warm (Ahmed), but soon end up being caught in the middle of the California Gold Rush…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Director Jacques Audiard’s first English-language feature is not your typical Western, as it not only features two captivating lead performances from John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix, but it also dives into a lot of unexpected themes that you don’t often see in this genre.