The Old Man and The Gun

  • Screening Dates: 7th March, 7.15pm  //  21st March, 6pm
  • Starring: Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck, Tom Waits
  • Directed by: David Lowery
  • Running time: 93 mins
  • Rating: M


The Old Man & the Gun is a 2018 American biographical film written and directed by David Lowery and based on the true-life story of Forrest Tucker, a career criminal and prison escape artist. The script is based on David Grann‘s 2003 article in The New Yorker titled “The Old Man and the Gun”, which was later collected in Grann’s 2010 book The Devil and Sherlock Holmes. It stars Robert RedfordCasey AffleckDanny GloverTika SumpterTom Waits and Sissy Spacek. It is Redford’s final role, as he announced his intent to retire from acting at 82 in August 2018.

The film received generally positive reviews from critics and, at the Golden Globe Awards, Redford was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.