Film: The Old Man And The Gun (12A)
Robert Redford in his final role, plays Forrest Tucker who at the age of 70 escaped from San Quentin prison in a homemade kayak.
From director David Lowery (A Ghost Story), The Old Man and the Gun is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford, in his final role), from his audacious escape from San Quentin prison at the age of 70 in a homemade kayak. He went on to leading a three man group of elderly bank robbers - dubbed the Over the Hill Gang - who carried out an unprecedented string of heists whilst evading the FBI. 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.
Director: David Lowery
Cast: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tom Waits, Tika Sumpter