Saturday, August 4, 2012

Killing Them Softly (2012)

About Movie
Brad Pitt co-produced and starring in Andrew Dominik's flick, called 'Killing Them Softly' a crime and thriller film, based on the 1974's best selling novel Cogan's Trade written by George V. Higgins, and Andrew Dominik also written script for screenplay. Killing Them Softly premiered in competition at the Cannes film Festival 2012 for Palme d'Or on 22 May, 2012 to ditector of this film Andrew Dominik.

Killing Them Softly film starring with Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Scoot McNairy and Ben Mendelsohn.

The Weinstein Company (TWC) and Inferno Distribution company will be released this film worldwide on 19 October, 2012.

Killing Them Softly (2012) | Trailer

Three dumb guys who think they’re smart rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. Brad Pitt plays the enforcer hired to track them down and restore order. KILLING THEM SOFTLY also features Richard Jenkins (THE VISITOR), James Gandolfini (“The Sopranos”), Ray Liotta (NARC), Scoot McNairy (MONSTERS), Ben Mendelsohn (ANIMAL KINGDOM), and Vincent Curatola (“The Sopranos”). Max Casella, Trevor Long, Slaine and Sam Shepard also make appearances. KILLING THEM SOFTLY is written for the screen and directed by Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), and is based on the George V. Higgins novel, “Cogan’s Trade.” Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Steve Schwartz, Paula Mae Schwartz, and Anthony Katagas produced the film, with Roger Schwartz, Matthew Budman, Will French, and Douglas Saylor Jr. serving as co-producers. Director of photography Greig Fraser, and production and costume designer Patricia Norris led the creative behind-the-camera team. Casting for KILLING THEM SOFTLY was handled by Francine Maisler, and Brian A. Kates, A.C.E., served as editor. Executive producers are Megan Ellison, Marc Butan, Bill Johnson, Jim Seibel, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Adi Shankar and Spencer Silna.

Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre  Crime | Thriller
Release Date  19 October, 2012 (USA) | 22 May, 2012 (Cannes)
Directed by  Andrew Dominik
Produced by  Dede Gardner, Brad Pitt, Paula Mae Schwartz, Steve Schwartz
Screenplay by  Andrew Dominik
Based on  Cogan's Trade by  George V. Higgins
  - Brad Pitt  -  Jackie Cogan
  - Scoot McNairy  -  Frankie
  - Ben Mendelsohn  -  Russell
  - James Gandolfini  -  Mickey
  - Vincent Curatola  -  Johnny Amato
  - Richard Jenkins  -  Driver
  - Ray Liotta  -  Markie Trattman
  - Trevor Long  -  Steve Caprio
  - Max Casella  -  Barry Caprio
  - Sam Shepard  -  Dillon
  - Slaine  -  Hitman
Cinematography  Greig Fraser
Editing by  Brian A. Kates, John Paul Horstmann
Studio  Plan B Entertainment, Annapurna Productions, 1984 Private Defense Contractors
Distributed by  The Weinstein Company, Inferno Distribution
Run time  104 minutes
Filming Locations  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Country  USA
Language  English
Budget  $18,000,000 (estimated)

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Killing Them Softly (2012)

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