Dir: The Safdie Brothers
USA, 2017, 100 mins, DCP
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barkhad Abdi
Storming into the screen as a frenzied human cyclone of bad hair, Robert Pattinson stars as a tough, reckless guy going on a nocturnal odyssey to break his mentally handicapped brother out of jail after a failed bank robbery. Drawing inspiration from the hard-headed crime dramas as Dog Day Afternoon and After Hours, the Safdie Brothers add their distinctive street edge in this rambunctious, battering pulp thriller, merged with messy humanity and brotherly affection. Giving his most commanding performance, Pattinson provides the propulsive energy that makes his wild character sympathetic and repulsive in equal measure.
2017 Cannes Film Festival, In Competition
Tickets available at screening venue on screening date 20/08/2017 (Sun)
Tickets available at screening venue on screening date 27/08/2017 (Sun)
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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