First screened in December 2015
Director: John Maclean. Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender, Caren Pistorius, Ben Mendelsohn, Rory McCann, Alex Macqueen, Tony Croft, Andrew Robertt, Kalani Queypo, Aaron McGregor, Stuart Bowman. Screenplay: John Maclean. Twitter Capsule:
Cruel western and jewel-toned fable at odds for a while, and not especially urgent. But last act really lands. Sneaky.
Even when I resisted the tension among registers, the mixture at least felt risky. All worth it for the potently staged resolution. High on a lot of people's lists.