Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck) and Ruth Guthrie (Rooney Mara), an impassioned young outlaw couple on an extended crime spree, are finally apprehended by lawmen after a shootout in the Texas hills. Although Ruth wounds a local officer, Bob takes the blame. But four years later, Bob escapes from prison and sets out to find Ruth and their daughter, born during his incarceration. Director David Lowery sets his poetic Western tale of loss and redemption in 1970’s Texas.
(Sundance 2013, Cannes Critic’s Week 2013)
FILMMAKER IN PERSON!
DAVID LOWERY (Director) made his feature film debut with St. Nick (2009), which screened at festivals around the world, including SXSW. His short-film “Pioneer,” screened at Sundance, SXSW, and Flyover in 2011. Variety recently named the Texas filmmaker one of their “10 Directors to Watch” for 2013. His second feature, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, premiered in the US at Sundance and internationally at the prestigious Critic’s Week selection at Cannes.
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