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The Old Man & The Gun (M)

  • St.George OpenAir Cinema Mrs Macquaries Road Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia (map)

USA | 93 mins


DIRECTOR: David Lowrey

STARRING: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Elisabeth Moss, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover

At the age of 70, Forrest Tucker makes an audacious escape from San Quentin, conducting an unprecedented string of heists that confound authorities and enchant the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt, who becomes captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and a woman who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

“I love what savvy director David Lowery does with the camera, panning here and there, picking up stray sights and happenings. Top-rate stuff.” GLOBE AND MAIL

“People don’t forget a performer like Redford, whose movie-star charisma idles low and sexy like a Harley Davidson motor even when he’s not doing anything, and that means a movie like David Lowery’s The Old Man & the Gun — a dapper, low-key riff on the bank-robber genre — can play things soft, counting on Redford’s charm to fuel the show.” VARIETY

“[Redford] delivers a glorious, sly performance in a gloriously sly movie that masks its idiosyncrasy in brisk and breezy storytelling.” NEW YORKER

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Earlier Event: January 17
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