David Lowery has directed some of the most beautiful films including Ain’t Them Bodies Saints and A Ghost Story. Now he returns with The Old Man & The Gun.
The film is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker, who escapes from jail at the age of 70 then traipses around the country committing heists that somehow enchanting the public at the same time. He is pursued by detective John Hunt whilst also falls in love with a woman whilst on the run.
Starring Robert Redford as Forrest Tucker, as well as Sissy Spacek,, Danny Glover, and Lowery’s muse Casey Affleck, the film looks great and has a lot of charm in it. What do you think?
The Old Man & The Gun is out later this year!