Out of the Furnace

    Genre
    Action, Crime, Drama
  • Runtime
    106 mins
  • Release Date
    2013
  • Countries
    UK, USA
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

"A boozy, searing portrait of disenfranchised people trying - and not always succeeding - to eke out an existence" (Miami Herald). When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice. From Director/Writer Scott Cooper (CRAZY HEART), OUT OF THE FURNACE features acclaimed performances from an all-star cast including Oscar winners Christian Bale (VICE), Casey Affleck (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) and Forest Whitaker (THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER), and Oscar nominees Woody Harrelson (THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI), Willem Dafoe (THE LIGHTHOUSE, THE FLORIDA PROJECT) and Sam Shepard (THE RIGHT STUFF).
DIRECTED BY:
Scott Cooper
WRITTEN BY:
Scott Cooper, Brad Ingelsby
CAST INCLUDES:
Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker

SYNOPSIS

Steelworker Russell Baze (Christian Bale) works a dead-end job and holds tight to his sense of family, duty and loyalty. Rodney Baze (Casey Affleck), Russell’s brother, returns home after serving in Iraq and, with his debts piling up, becomes entangled with a vicious crime lord (Woody Harrelson). Soon afterward, Rodney disappears mysteriously. The police fail to solve the case, so Russell – feeling he has little left to lose – puts his life on the line to bring his brother home.

Out of the Furnace

    Genre
    Action, Crime, Drama
  • Runtime
    106 mins
  • Release Date
    2013
  • Countries
    UK, USA
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Scott Cooper
WRITTEN BY
Scott Cooper, Brad Ingelsby
CAST INCLUDES
Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker
"A boozy, searing portrait of disenfranchised people trying - and not always succeeding - to eke out an existence" (Miami Herald). When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice. From Director/Writer Scott Cooper (CRAZY HEART), OUT OF THE FURNACE features acclaimed performances from an all-star cast including Oscar winners Christian Bale (VICE), Casey Affleck (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) and Forest Whitaker (THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER), and Oscar nominees Woody Harrelson (THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI), Willem Dafoe (THE LIGHTHOUSE, THE FLORIDA PROJECT) and Sam Shepard (THE RIGHT STUFF).

Steelworker Russell Baze (Christian Bale) works a dead-end job and holds tight to his sense of family, duty and loyalty. Rodney Baze (Casey Affleck), Russell’s brother, returns home after serving in Iraq and, with his debts piling up, becomes entangled with a vicious crime lord (Woody Harrelson). Soon afterward, Rodney disappears mysteriously. The police fail to solve the case, so Russell – feeling he has little left to lose – puts his life on the line to bring his brother home.