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Sep 26, 2014

After two decades of screenwriting – and watching and learning from Nic Refn on the set of Drive in 2011 – Amini has made his debut as a director. His first feature is an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s 1964 thriller, The Two Faces of January. In the film, Chester MacFarland (Viggo Mortensen) is a scam artist on the lam in Greece with his younger wife, Colette (Kirsten Dunst.) They cross paths with another American abroad: smalltime crook Rydal (Oscar Isaac), who they form a quick friendship with. When Chester accidentally kills a private investigator sent to capture him, Rydal becomes an accomplice and the three flee to the Greek islands to avoid authorities. More


Far From Men

Written and Directed by David Oelhoffen

Apr 27, 2015

Set in the midst of the Algerian Revolution, the film tells the story of Daru (Viggo Mortensen), a schoolteacher ordered by the French government to escort the accused murderer Mohamed (Reda Kateb) to the city of Tinguit for trial and likely execution. More