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Galveston (2018)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 19 October 2018 (USA)
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After escaping a set up, a dying hitman returns to his hometown of Galveston where he plans his revenge.

Director:

Mélanie Laurent

Writers:

Nic Pizzolatto (as Jim Hammett), Nic Pizzolatto (based upon the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Foster ... Roy
Jeffrey Grover ... Dr. Finelli
Christopher Amitrano ... Jay
Mark Hicks ... Lou
María Valverde ... Carmen
Beau Bridges ... Stan
Michael Ray Escamilla ... Angelo
G. Peter King ... Third Man
Jimmie Lee Sessoms ... First Man
Elle Fanning ... Rocky
Sean Von Buseck ... Davey
C.K. McFarland ... Nancy (as CK McFarland)
Don A. King ... Lance
Michael John Lane ... Gerald
Robert Aramayo ... Tray
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Storyline

A noirish crime thriller, Galveston centers on New Orleans hitman Roy Cady, diagnosed with lung cancer at 40. Before the cancer can do him in, however, he has more pressing concerns in the form of his mobster boss, who has decided to remove him from the business - and the world - via a set-up. Turning the tables, he goes on the run having rescued teenage hooker Raquel "Rocky" Arceneaux. He's persuaded to pick up her baby sister Tiffany, and with his new wards in tow, heads to his titular hometown to scheme revenge and redemption. Written by Polly_Kat

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Galveston See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film was slated to open TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in Canada as its premiere in September, 2018. It was cancelled at the last minute due to the inability of director and major cast to attend. It was replaced by A Private War. See more »

Goofs

After Roy and Rocky switch cars and are turned down at a motel, they continue their journey. When the merge into the night traffic, it consists of modern cars. See more »

Quotes

Rocky: Why did those men want to kill you?
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Referenced in Galveston, histoire d'une cavale (2019) See more »

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Just alright
22 October 2018 | by remembervhsSee all my reviews

Stories like this are tired: violent criminal develops sensitive relationship with teenage girl and their lives are changed as a result.

The acting here is better than passable, but it's not extraordinary.

The ending was powerful, and took me by surprise. It elevated what felt like a perfunctory movie.


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