The Place Beyond the Pines

Luke is a stunt motorcycle rider in a traveling show but when he meets his old love Romina he discovers she has his child. In an attempt to be there for the boy Luke quits his job and hangs around trying to find work to support him. Luke meets Robin who works from his garage fixing machines and the two decide to pull a few bank robberies to get the cash, Luke gets away with a few but on his final one he is chased by police detective Avery Cross who works for a very corrupt department. After an incident involving Luke and Avery we see the story unfold from the eyes of their two sons fifteen years later in high school, both of them wrestling with the legacy they’ve inherited. The only refuge is found in the place beyond the pines.

Director: Derek Cianfrance

Actors: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta, Dane DeHaan, Emory Cohen, Ben Mendelsohn

Year: 2012

Length:141 Minutes

Classification: MA15+ Strong violence & Coarse language


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