OUT OF THE FURNACE
On Blu-ray and DVD from 2nd June 2014
A powerhouse cast assembles in the utterly compelling, action-packed thriller OUT OF THE FURNACE, whicharrives on Blu-ray and DVD on 2 June 2014, courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
Starring CHRISTIAN BALE (American Hustle, The Dark Knight Trilogy), CASEY AFFLECK (Gone Baby Gone, The Killer Inside Me) and WOODY HARRELSON (No Country for Old Men, TV’s True Detective), the film also features incredible support from Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Last Stand), Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness, Avatar) and Willem Dafoe (Nymphomaniac, Spider-man 2).
Set in the fading Pennsylvanian steel town of North Braddock, OUT OF THE FURNACE follows the Baze brothers, Russell (Bale) – a mill worker recently released from prison for drink driving – and Rodney (Affleck), a soldier not long returned home from Iraq. When Rodney struggles to cope with the memory of war, he is drawn deeper into the treacherous world of underground crime.
With events reaching breaking point, Russell must take matters into his own hands, quickly becoming embroiled in a world of violence where all paths lead to psychotic crime kingpin, Harlan DeGroat (Harrelson).
An affecting, action-packed real world crime thriller with searing performances from Hollywood’s elite, OUT OF THE FURNACE is simply essential viewing this summer.