James Franco is as hyperactive as he is multifaceted. On this occasion, film star turned into filmmaker adapts Cormac McCarthy in a western that’s as powerful as it is critical. Out of place in society, Lester Ballard finds himself doomed to a life of crime and is stalked by the local sheriff. A spiral of violence is then unleashed that allows the filmmaker to create an unfiltered portrayal of rural poverty in the United States.
Palo Alto, 1978. Actor, producer and director, he was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in 127 Hours (10). He debuted as a director in 2005 and has worked abundantly since then making films like Sal (11) or As I Lay Dying (13), an adaptation of the novel by Faulkner.
United States, 2013
Caroline Aragon, Vince Jolivette, Miles Levy
James Franco, Vince Jolivette
Brian J. Merrick
Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco
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