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Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, and Marisa Tomei star in director Sidney Lumet's thriller concerning two brothers who hatch a plan to rob their parent's jewelry store. When the job goes awry, the entire family is set on a collision course with tragedy. Andy (Hoffman) is an overextended broker in desperate need of some cash. His brother, Hank (Hawke), isn't much better off, so when Andy hatches a plan to rob their parent's modest jewelry store, it seems like a foolproof way to make a quick buck. But Andy's trophy wife, Gina (Tomei), is secretly sleeping with libidinous younger brother Hank, and when the robbery proves a complete disaster it isn't long before loyalties start to shift. Now Andy and Hank's father, Charles (Finney), is determined to make the unidentified robbers pay for their crime. What's a father to do when he discovers that the ones he loves have become his worst enemies? ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 26, 2007

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Amy Ryan Best Supporting Actress 2007 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Amy Ryan Best Supporting Actress 2007 Nominee
Chicago Film Critics Association Kelly Masterson Best Original Screenplay 2007 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Kelly Masterson Best First Screenplay 2007 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award Kelly Masterson Best Original Screenplay 2007 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Marisa Tomei Best Supporting Female 2007 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Sidney Lumet Best Director 2007 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award Sidney Lumet Best Director 2007 Nominee
Ohio Film Critics Philip Seymour Hoffman Best Actor 2007 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Philip Seymour Hoffman Best Actor 2007 Nominee

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman
as Andy Hanson
Ethan Hawke
as Hank Hanson
Marisa Tomei
as Gina Hanson
Albert Finney
as Charles Hanson
Michael Shannon
as Dex
Brian F. O'Byrne
as Bobby
Amy Ryan
as Martha
Rosemary Harris
as Nanette Hanson
Aleksa Palladino
as Chris
Leo Cimino
as William
Arija Bareikis
as Katherine
Lee Wilkof
as Jake
Sarah Livingston
as Danielle
Blaine Horton
as Justin
Damon Gupton
as Doctor
Adrian Martinez
as Security Guard
Alice Spivak
as Receptionist
Natalie Gold
as Secretary
Mateo Gomez
as Doorman
Myra Lucretia-Taylor
as Grader
Chris Chalk
as Officer
Sakina Jaffrey
as Manager
John Knox
as Desk Sergeant
James Lally
as Agent
Jordan Gelber
as Agent 2
Megan Byrne
as Nurce
Marcia Jean Kurtz
as Hospital Receptionist
Guy A. Fortt
as Vendor
Meredith Patterson
as Andy's Secretary
Tom Zolandz
as Junkie
Paul Butler
as Detective
Anita Sklar
as Mourner
Josh Mowery
as Mourner
Diane Bradley
as Mourner
Bob Coletti
as Ambulance Driver

Crew

Sidney Lumet
Director
Michael Cerenzie
Producer
Paul Parmar
Producer
William S. Gilmore
Producer
Brian Linse
Producer
Kelly Masterson
Screenwriter
Ron Fortunato
Cinematographer
Carter Burwell
Composer (Music Score)
Tom Swartwout
Editor
Wing Lee
Art Director
Jeff G. Waxman
Co-producer
Austin Chick
Co-producer
Jane Barclay
Executive Producer
Sam Zaharis
Executive Producer
Belle Avery
Executive Producer
Hannah Leader
Executive Producer
Jeff Melnick
Executive Producer
David Bergstein
Executive Producer
Guy Pham
Executive Producer
Diane Lederman
Set Designer
Tina Nigro
Costume Designer
Joseph P. Reidy
First Assistant Director
Ellen Lewis
Casting
Carol Cuddy
Line Producer
Carol Cuddy
Unit Production Manager
Joseph P. Reidy
Assistant Director
John Cenatiempo
Stunts Coordinator
Amy Lauritsen
Assistant Director
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