The Rover

The Rover
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 43min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Michôd
  • Written by: Joel Edgerton, David Michôd
  • Cast: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy
  • UK release: 15 August 2014

In the Australian outback, after the collapse of the global economy, lone wolf Eric (Pearce) hunts the thieves who stole his car, picking up the brother of one of them (Pattinson) along the way. Bleak, striking and unapologetically brutal, it features powerful performances and the occasional moment of welcome humour.

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