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The Old Man and the Gun

1 Nov 2019

The Old Man and the Gun

 7pm Morpeth Town Hall

Community Cinema screening - tickets £6 from GMDT, Chantry TIC, Town Hall or on-line from early October - and on the door if not sold out

2018​    Running time: 1 hour 33 mins
​Cert 12A

Director: David Lowery
​Screenplay: David Lowery
Starring: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek
Genre: ​Biography, Comedy, Crime

Based on the true story of lifelong criminal Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford in his final film), who escapes from prison, yet again, at the age of 70, and goes on to commit an unprecedented string of heists that confounded the authorities. Pursuing the robber is detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Tuckerís commitment to his craft, while Sissy Spacek plays Jewel, a widow who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.