Katell Quillévéré's family-based drama follows Suzanne, a teenage mother who falls for a gangster
Johnny Kovak (Stallone charmlessly mumbling his way through proceedings) joins the Federation of InterState Truckers as an organizer in the depressed 1930s, and rises through the ranks, Hoffa-like, to become an influential political figure. Early dealings come back to haunt him when a campaigning senator (Steiger) seeks to expose teamster connections with the Mob. Writer Esterhas shared his first movie credit with Stallone on this but the result is nothing more than rather clumsy.
It is well-trodden territory, with nothing exciting or enlightening offered.
BIFA-nominated films including the Film4-backed 45 Years, The Lobster, Macbeth, Amy and Ex Machina will be available in cinemas nationwide from 23 November in a special public screenings event. The
Film4 has received a total of 41 nominations for the films it has backed at this year¿s British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), with the nomination lists for the Best British Film and Best Director a
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