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Jessica Chastain

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Duration 2h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Based on real events Writers/Script Mark Boal Additional Info The script writer was offered, and received co-operation from the CIA in the development of the story and, some would say, it shows. Director Kathryn Bigelow Starring Jason Clarke, Reda Kateb, Jessica Chastain, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Ehle, … Continue reading

MOLLY’S GAME (2018 in Spain)

Duration 2h 20m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book: Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker by Molly Bloom Writers/Script Aaron Sorkin Additional Info Apparently real poker players were used in the film as extras and were paid $90 per … Continue reading

Miss Sloane (2017 in Spain)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jonathan Perera Director John Madden Starring Jessica Chastain, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Christine Baranski, John Lithgow, Mark Strong, Sam Waterston Elevator Pitch An influencial DC lobbyist joins a company promoting a bill to restrict the purchase of automatic weapons, while her … Continue reading

Lawless (2012)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Real events potrayed in a book, “The Wettest County in the World” by Matt Bondurant (the grandson of one of the characters). Writer/s Script Nick Cave Director John Heathcoat Starring Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Clarke, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Gary Oldman Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Interstellar (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 12A Director Christopher Nolan Writer/s Jonathan & Christopher Nolan Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Matt Damon Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch As the inhabitants of earth grapple with climate change and crop failures, NASA recruits some old stagers to take a space ship through a … Continue reading

Zero Dark Thirty

Released 2012 Rating 15 in UK Director Kathryn Bigelow Writer/s Mark Boal Starring Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Strong, James Gandolfini, John Barrowman Source of story Possibly real events – at least inspired by them. Elevator Pitch When the CIA find out where Osama bin Laden is holed up … Continue reading

Crimson Peak (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Guillermo del Toro Writer/s Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins Starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Burn Gorman, Source of story An Original screenplay Elevator Pitch An American heiress falls for a mysterious Englishman who whisks her off to his Gothic castle on the English moors … Continue reading

The Tree of Life

Released 2011 Rating 12A in UK Director Terence Malick Writer/s Terence Malick Starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn,   Jessica Chastain Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A journey in fantasy of a family in Texas in the 1950s Content Lots of obscure scenes, apparently with little connection one to another, including at one … Continue reading

The Martian (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 12A in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Drew Goddard Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Source of story A book by Andy Weir Elevator Pitch During an expedition to Mars a storm causes the explorers to depart, leaving one member of … Continue reading

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