Mud (12)

2013 (USA)(Drama)
Starring: Mathew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Loftland, Reese Witherspoon
Director: Jeff Nichols

Inspired by the works of Mark Twain (especially Tom Sawyer), as well as his upbringing in Arkansas, this is writer/director Jeff Nichols’s take on the adventurous folk tale, done in a contemporary setting. It featrures two young boys who encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and to reunite him with his true love. (2hr 10m)