First screened in August 2012
Director: John Hillcoat. Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jason Clarke, Guy Pearce, Dane DeHaan, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Gary Oldman, Bill Camp, Noah Taylor, Lew Temple, Marcus Hester, Tim Tolin, Chris McGarry, Bruce McKinnon, Eric Mendenhall, Toni Byrd, Alex Van. Screenplay: Nick Cave (based on the novel The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant).
Twitter Capsule: Sturdy, novelistic. Strong on sonic and visual textures. LaBeouf, Clarke well-used. Pearce, love plots, coda much shakier.

Photo © 2012 The Weinstein Company/Annapurna Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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