OLD MAN & THE GUN, THE
David Lowery's (AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS, A GHOST STORY) THE OLD MAN & THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.
DIR/SCR David Lowery, from the New Yorker article by David Grann; PROD Toby Halbrooks, Bill Holderman, James M. Johnston, Anthony Mastromauro, Dawn Ostroff, Robert Redford, Jeremy Steckler, James D. Stern. U.S., 2018, color, 93 min. RATED PG-13
No AFI Member passes accepted.