• Dragged Across Concrete

    Directed by S. Craig Zahler
    USA | 159 minutes | World Cinema Now

Three violent men — two world-weary policemen on suspension and a recently released felon — converge on a bank robbery from different starting points, and the repercussions affect an entire community.


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film synopsis

The third film from cult filmmaker S. Craig Zahler is not for the faint of heart. It follows the questionable choices of long serving, disenchanted (and flat out misogynist and racist) cops (Vince Vaughn and Mel Gibson) suspended over their mishandled arrest of a drug dealer that was caught on a camera phone. Under financial pressure, and disgruntled and angry at the world all the time, the pair reconnect with a local crime boss (Udo Kier) in an effort to hijack some thieves post-bank robbery. But while the stakes are high, the pace is often measured, filled with Zahler’s trademark colorful character-driven dialogue. Zahler delves deep into a world in which these men have seen — and done —too much that is violent and morally questionable, but the strength of the film is our ultimate acceptance of the burdens they carry.

film details

Country: USA
Year: 2018
Running Time: 159 minutes
Language: English
Director: S. Craig Zahler
Producers: Keith Kjarval, Dallas Sonnier, Tyler Jackson, Jack Heller, Sefton Fincham
Principal Cast: Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Tory Kittles, Michael Jai White, Thomas Kretschmann
Primary Company: Cinestate, Unified Pictures
Cinematographers: Benji Bakshi
Editor: Greg D’Auria
Screenwriter: Graig Zahler

guests in attendance

Actors Tory Kittles and Udo Kier

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