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Nightcrawler

Time
On 1st November - 3.00 PM
Other showings
From 31st October - 6th November
Starring:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton
Director
Dir. Dan Gilroy
Duration
117mins
Country
US
Year
2014
Synopsis:

Drifter and small-time crook Lou Bloom stumbles into the seedy world of freelance journalism in LA, where he goes armed with a camera and an increasingly perverse taste for car wrecks and shoot-outs.

His work soon catches the eye of veteran TV journalist Nina, although his driver Rick is more troubled. As rival newshound Bill Paxton exhorts him to sensationalise his reporting on the basis that ‘if it bleeds, it leads,’ Bloom inevitably crosses the line, and instead of merely covering the story, he becomes it.

THE BOURNE LEGACY and THE FALL writer Dan Gilroy makes a stunning directorial debut, combining tremendous action footage with a morally driven crime drama and a career best from Jake Gyllenhaal.

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