The Old Man and the Gun (15)

The Old Man and the Gun
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David Lowery (A Ghost StoryAin't Them Bodies Saints) directs this true tale of a senior citizen bank robber, played by Robert Redford in his final role.

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

 

US 2018 Dir David Lowery 94 min

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Podcast : David Lowery / The Old Man and the Gun

Rising star David Lowery (A Ghost Story) speak to us about directing Robert Redford in what he claims is his last acting role, in The Old Man and The Gun, the story of a 70-year-old jailbreaker who embarks on a series of unprecedented heists.

Barbican Cinema 1, 2 & 3