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Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Director: David Lowery
Writer(s): David Lowery
Cast: Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine
Awards: Won the Cinematography Award and Indian Paintbrush Producer's Award at Sundance
Running Time: 96 minutes
Rating: R

Brought to life with exquisite detail and rich cinematography by Bradford Young (winner of the US Dramatic Cinematography Award at Sundance), the gritty landscape of 1970s Texas Hill Country is the backdrop for this mood-drenched collision of love and crime. After his pregnant wife (Rooney Mara) makes one false move during a bloody shootout, a bank robber (Casey Affleck) faces a 25-year sentence that destroys his dreams of a family life. Shot through with the yearning and melancholy of a folk ballad, David Lowery’s directorial breakthrough — one of the most acclaimed films at Sundance and a special Critics’ Week selection at Cannes — extends the Bonnie and Clyde tradition with its breathtaking meditation on the fragility and transience of love.

“The feel of the movie is intimate and handmade, as if Lowery were renewing, lovingly and poignantly, the landscape’s ruined landmarks and infusing them with his own memories and dream.”-Richard Brody, New Yorker
“It marks the arrival of an immense talent who will be new to most moviegoers – although Lowery is a well-known figure in the indie-film world – and it’s surely one of the best American films of the year.”-Andrew O’Hehir, Salon.com

Show Times: Playing daily at 5:10, 7:10 and 9:10 with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:10