Stillwater

By Tom McCarthy

Synopsis

Bill Bak­er trav­els from Okla­homa to Mar­seille to vis­it his estranged daugh­ter Alli­son, impris­oned for a mur­der she claims she did not com­mit. Alli­son seizes on a new tip that could exon­er­ate her and press­es Bill to engage her legal team. But Bill, eager to prove his worth and regain his daugh­ters trust, takes mat­ters into his own hands. He is quick­ly stymied by lan­guage bar­ri­ers, cul­tur­al dif­fer­ences, and a com­pli­cat­ed legal system—until he meets French actress Vir­ginie. Togeth­er, these unlike­ly allies embark on a jour­ney of dis­cov­ery, truth, love, and liberation.

By : Tom McCarthy
Duration : 2h20
With : Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, Abigail Breslin, Lilou Siauvaud, Deanna Dunagan, Idir Azougli, Anne Le Ny, Moussa Maaskri
Type :
Nationality : USA

Pro­duc­tion : Steve Golin, Tom McCarthy, Jonathan King & Liza Chasin
Script : Tom McCarthy, Mar­cus Hinchey, Thomas Bide­gain & Noé Debré
Cin­e­matog­ra­phy : Masanobu Takayanagi
Edit­ing : Tom McArdle
Music : Mychael Danna
Dis­tri­b­u­tion : Uni­ver­sal Pic­tures France, +33 1 40 69 66 56, www.universalpictures.fr

In Eng­lish & French with French subtitles

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  • Sunday 5th september 20h30  ›  Casino
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  • Camille Cottin (left) stars as "Virginie" and Matt Damon (right) stars as "Bill" in director Tom McCarthy's STILLWATER, a Focus Features release. Credit Jessica Forde / Focus Features

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