Blood Ties (2013 film)
|Directed by||Guillaume Canet|
|Produced by||Alain Attal
|Screenplay by||Guillaume Canet
|Story by||Jacques Maillot|
|Based on||Les liens du sang
by Jacques Maillot
|Music by||Raphaël Hamburger|
|Editing by||Hervé de Luze|
|Distributed by||StudioCanal (France)
Rogue Pictures (United States)
|Running time||144 minutes|
Blood Ties is a 2013 thriller film by French director Guillaume Canet. It is a remake of 2008 French thriller Les liens du sang by Jacques Maillot, adaptation of the French novel of the same name by Bruno and Michel Papet. It stars Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, and Matthias Schoenaerts. It has been selected to be screened Out of Competition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
- Clive Owen as Chris Pierzynski
- Billy Crudup as Frank Pierzynski
- Marion Cotillard as Monica
- Mila Kunis as Natalie
- Zoe Saldana as Vanessa
- Matthias Schoenaerts as Anthony Scarfo
- James Caan as Leon Pierzynski
- Noah Emmerich as Lt. Colon
- Lili Taylor as Marie Pierzynski
- Mark Mahoney as Mr. Ruby
- Charlie Tahan
- Domenick Lombardozzi as Mike
- Jamie Hector as Nick
- John Ventimiglia as Valenti
- Griffin Dunne as McNally
- Eve Hewson as Yvonne
- Daisy Tahan
- Dominik Tiefenthaler
- Yul Vazquez as Delegate Herrera
After being released from prison, Chris (Clive Owen) tries to go straight, but is unable to start a new life and returns to his criminal ways. This puts him in direct conflict with his brother Frank (Billy Crudup), a New York cop.
On March 15, 2012, it was announced that Clive Owen and Billy Crudup would star in Blood Ties playing two brothers with Mila Kunis and Zoe Saldana as love interests and Marion Cotillard as ex-lover. Austin Williams will play a younger version of Owen's character.
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