The Harder They Fall (2021)

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Director: Jeymes Samuel Run Time: 130 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Delroy Lindo, Edi Gathegi, Idris Elba, Jonathan Majors, LaKeith Stanfield, Regina King, Zazie Beetz

Country: United States
Language: English

“the assured expression of an exciting new cinematic voice… paying homage to the past and representing the present”

—Angelique Jackson for Variety

About the film:

Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison.

About the filmmaker:

Jeymes Samuel, also known by his stage name The Bullitts, is a singer-songwriter, producer and filmmaker from London. Along with his own cinematic music videos, he wrote and directed the short film Jay-Z: Legacy for the 2017 album 4:44 and worked alongside Baz Luhrmann and Jay-Z on the music for the 2013 film The Great Gatsby

After growing up watching Hollywood Westerns and researching outlaws and renegades, Samuel was inspired to make the short film They Die by Dawn based on real life characters in the Old West. After screening at SXSW 2013, Samuel expanded the project into his acclaimed feature debut The Harder They Fall. More from the filmmaker here.

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