Fri, Dec 13th at 7:45pm
Sat, Dec 14th at 3:00pm
Sun, Dec 15th at 4:45pm
Mon, Dec 16th at 7:45pm
Tue, Dec 17th at 6:00pm
Wed, Dec 18th at 7:45pm
Thu, Dec 19th at 7:45pm
Average: 3 (2 votes)

Chicago premiere!
Q&A with John Sayles via Skype!

  1. 2013, John Sayles, USA, 123 min.
  2. With LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross, Edward James Olmos

“A return to form for John Sayles…arthouse appeal is solid.”
—John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter

“Classical, involving human drama...Sayles gives us vibrant, complex characters inhabited by actors who burrow deep.”
—Scott Foundas, Village Voice

John Sayles (AMIGO, LONE STAR) brings a neo-noir edge to this tale of a missing son, an unsolved murder, and human trafficking across the U.S.-Mexican border. In an intriguingly dark take on the buddy movie, Bernice (Hamilton), a tough L.A. parole officer, renews an old friendship while leveraging a favor from Fontayne (Ross), a new parolee determined to go straight. Dangerously risking career and freedom, respectively, the two embark on an off-the-grid search for Bernice’s missing son, a murder suspect, in the underworld haunts of Tijuana and Mexicali, with Suarez (Olmos), a disgraced L.A. cop, as their guide. DCP digital. (BS)

Director John Sayles will participate in an audience Q&A via Skype, moderated by Newcity film critic Ray Pride following the Friday show.

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