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.
Academy Award winner Robert Redford has played many charisma-laden rebels and renegades in his expansive career – the sharpshooting train burglar in BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID or the con artist in the classic caper THE STING – and now brings the legend of Forrest Tucker to life in THE OLD MAN & THE GUN.
Director: David Lowery
Cast: Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover
Screenplay: David Lowery & David Grann
”A film as supple as a damned good whiskey - fitting for the farewell performance of screen legend Robert Redford.Filmstarts.de