Mar 13, 2017 | 9:30pm – 11:02pm CT
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. 

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Ben Wheatley



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


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Ryan Fons

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband
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