Director: Tom McCarthy Run Time: 140 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021
Starring: Abigail Breslin, Camille Cottin, Deanna Dunagan, Matt Damon, Robert Peters
Country: United States
About the film:
World premiere at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival
Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma, travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, Allison, who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.
About the filmmaker:
Tom McCarthy is an American actor, film director and screenwriter. His features include his directorial debut and 2003 Sundance prize-winner The Station Agent, Independent Spirit Award winner The Visitor, and Spotlight (2015), which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, won McCarthy Best Original Screenplay, and earned him a nomination for Best Director.