Passion Play

Release date: May 6, 2011
(limited)

Studio: Image Entertainment

Director: Mitch Glazer

MPAA Rating: N/A

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Starring: Mickey Rourke, Rhys Ifans, Kelly Lynch, Bill Murray, Megan Fox

Genre: Drama

Duration: N/A

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Plot Summary:

Nate Poole (Rourke, "The Wrestler," "Iron Man 2") is a washed-up jazz musician fleeing from trigger-happy gangster Happy Shannon (Murray, "Lost in Translation"). While on the run, Nate stumbles across a traveling carnival, and is instantly mesmerized by the carnival's prized attraction, Lily "The Bird Woman" (Fox, "Transformers"). But Lily is no carny fake: her wings are real. The fugitive musician falls in love with this angelic creature, and he convinces her to leave with him, to the anger of her ruthless employer (Ifans, "Notting Hill"). The two flee across the desert, but towards... what? Their destruction? Their salvation? Combining realism and myth, "Passion Play" is a portrait of humanity at its best and worst. Gritty and hard-boiled, it is also an adult fairytale that promises hope in the most unlikely of places.

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