STILLWATER (139 R)

STILLWATER

SUMMARY

A dramatic thriller directed by Academy Award® winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, Stillwater follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.

DIRECTOR: Tom McCarthy
SCREENWRITER: Marcus Hinchey, Thomas Bidegain, Noé Debré, Tom McCarthy
CAST: Matt Damon, Abigail Breslin, Camille Cottin


 

REVIEW

“…an ideal fusion of a Hollywood-style overall narrative with the detailed, lived-in emotional truth of a first-rate European effort.”

Mick LaSalle, SF Chronicle