10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his only possession, his car. Along the way, he captures one of the thieves' brother, and the duo form an uneasy bond during the dangerous journey.
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
'The Pure and the Damned' by Oneohtrix Point Never ft. Iggy Pop from the official soundtrack of Good Time including unused scenes of a 'what if' ending if Connie and Nick successfully completed the heist.
Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
Motivated by an almost ferocious love for his intellectually disabled brother, Nick, and an explosive mix of desperation and thirst for a better life, the abrasive and fledgeling criminal, Connie, involves his sibling in an ill-conceived bank robbery that swears to be a quick and easy job. Instead, things go utterly wrong, and Nick will wind up in Rikers Island after one unanticipated complication, forcing the desperate but determined Connie to embark on a nightmarish, no-holds-barred quest to bail Nick out. Inevitably, over the course of a long and violent night, Connie will go to great lengths to save Nick from a cruel fate, doomed, however, to do more harm than good. Is it all heading somewhere?Written by
Robert Pattinson on the character's motivations: "I find it so interesting when people look at a movie and they try and immediately define it by something with which they can relate to, where people say, 'Oh, I empathize with it because I understand the character's beliefs and motivation.' I find it more interesting when I don't understand the character's motivation; when a character has contradictions that are impossible to resolve. And it's fun to play as well, because you can pull from anywhere, and it feels more realistic to me." See more »
When Connie goes to the hospital to see his brother and is walking down the hall on the 6th floor, individuals are seen in the reflection of the glass. See more »
With Good Time, largely new directors the Safdie brothers present one of the most vibrant and gritty crime films in recent memory. The plot never stops to catch its breath, forcing main character Pattinson, who's acting blew me away considering his past films, to constantly adapt and evoke an engaging fight and flight response from scene to scene. The cinematography is electrifying, and the balance between wide landscape shots and claustrophobic closeups is constantly gripping. This movie is worth checking out for anyone looking for a well-directed and acted crime/thriller.
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