FREE FIRE

Mar 13, 2017 | 9:30pm – 11:02pm
Free Fire

Bold, breathless and wickedly fun, "Free Fire" is an electrifying action comedy about an arms deal that goes spectacularly and explosively wrong. Acclaimed filmmaker Ben Wheatley (Kill List, High Rise) propels the audience head-on into quite possibly the most epic shootout ever seen on film as he crafts a spectacular parody –– and biting critique –– of the insanity of gun violence. Everyone’s got a gun, and absolutely no one is in control. Packed with witty one-liners, flamboyant characters and remarkable feats of cinematic gunplay, Free Fire is a full-throttle action extravaganza that keeps things fresh and fun with Wheatley’s alternately buoyant and savage sense of humor. 

Year:  2016
Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere
Genre:  Action, Comedy
Screening Section: Headliners
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Runtime: 92 mins

Ben Wheatley

Director Bio

Ben Wheatley is the award-winning director of the British films "Down Terrace," "Kill List," "Sightseers," "A Field in England" and "High-Rise." He has also directed notable television shows, commercials, animated shorts and internet viral ads. Wheatley’s forthcoming projects include a remake of Henri-Georges Clouzot’s classic thriller, "Wages of Fear."

Credits

Director:  Ben Wheatley
Executive Producer:  Martin Scorsese, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Reno Antoniades, David Kosse, Sam Lavendar, Ben Roberts, Lizzie Francke, Danny Perkins, Dan MacRae
Producer:  Andrew Starke
Screenwriter: Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump
Cinematographer: Laurie Rose
Editor: Ben Wheatley
Production Designer: Paki Smith
Music: Geoff Barrow, Ben Salisbury
Principal Cast: Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Jack Reynor, Babou Ceesay, Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Noah Taylor

Contact

Distributor 
A24
lisa@a24films.com
Publicity Contact
Ryan Fons
ryan@fonspr.com
323-445-4763

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