Joe (2013 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||David Gordon Green|
|Screenplay by||Gary Hawkins|
by Larry Brown
|Editing by||Colin Patton|
|Distributed by||Worldview Entertainment|
|Running time||117 minutes|
Joe is a 2013 film adaptation of Larry Brown's 1991 novel of the same name directed by David Gordon Green and starring Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan and Ronnie Gene Blevins. It premiered at the 2013 Venice Film Festival, with a subsequent screening at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
- Nicolas Cage as Joe Ransom
- Tye Sheridan as Gary
- Heather Kafka as Lacy
- Ronnie Gene Blevins as Willie
- Sue Rock as Merle
- Adriene Mishler as Connie
- Gary Poulter as Wade
- Dana Freitag as Sue
The movie has received generally positive reviews from critics. Film review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports that 78% of critics gave the film a positive review based on 18 reviews with a "Certified Fresh" rating and an average score of 7/10. Reviews point out that while this movie brings nothing new to the table, Nicolas Cage delivers a convincing performance.
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