American Dreams / UK premiere

Joe

  • David Gordon Green /
  • USA /
  • 2013 /
  • 117 mins

Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Adriene Mishler / Fiction / English

Cage on fire.

Ex-con Joe (Nicholas Cage) works as foreman of a group of forestry workers and lives a quiet life alone with his dog. When he meets troubled young boy Gary (Tye Sheridan), he reflectively extends the hand of guidance and friendship; however, the price of his well-intentioned intervention proves to be high. Fresh from the success of Prince Avalanche, David Gordon Green harnesses a powerhouse performance from Cage, electrifying the dark, poignant second instalment of his "Indie Trilogy". [18]

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