Thunder Road

4 July 2019 7:30pm

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concession £7, members £6.50

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Certificate: 15
Length: 90 mins
Director: Jim Cummings
Cast: Jim Cummings, Kendal Farr, Nican Robinson

Jim Arnaud, a Texan police officer, struggles to raise his daughter whilst dealing with the recent death of his Mother. Combining the hillarious, the tragic and the brilliant this portrait of a failing figure of authority in America won the Grand Jury Award at SXSW 2018.

Influences from such greats as the Coen Brothers, Taika Waititi and Richard Linklater shine through in this slice of American Independant comedy and has rightfully made it’s star, writer and director Jim Cummings one of the most talked about up and comers in American cinema.

“I have seen humanistic American filmmaking’s future, and its name is Jim Cummings.” ★★★★ – Rolling Stone

“Driven by Cummings’ transfixingly vulnerable performance, the movie not only justifies returning to the source: Shockingly, it does so without even using the device that seemed key to the short’s success.” – Hollywood Reporter

“Cummings is a born filmmaker who plants seedlings of raw drama that sprout in unexpected and moving ways.” – Variety

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