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A Most Violent Year
A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a searing crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the city’s history. Starring Oscar Isaac (INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS) and Jessica Chastain (ZERO DARK THIRTY), this gripping story plays out within a maze of rampant political and industry corruption plaguing the streets of a city in decay. The film examines one immigrant’s determined climb up a morally crooked ladder, where simmering rivalries and unprovoked attacks threaten his business, family, and, above all, his own unwavering belief in the righteousness of his path.
2014 / English dialogue with Colour / 125 mins
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: International Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Violence and Coarse Language
Director: J.C. Chandor
Producer: J.C. Chandor, Neal Dodson, Anna Gerb
Scriptwriter: J.C. Chandor
DOP: Bradford Young
Editor: Ron Patane
Composer: Alex Ebert
Cast: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, Elyes Gabel, Catalina Sandino Moreno
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