Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson Talk About a Bleak Future in a New 'Rover' Featurette
fb.indiewire.com David Michôd's second feature film, "The Rover" premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival and opens this Friday four years after his debut "Animal Kingdom" wowed audiences and critics. READ MORE: Why David Michôd Took Four Years to Follow Up 'Animal Kingdom' With 'The Rover' Starring Robert Pattinson In this new featurette for the A24 release, we get a glimpse of the near-future world that Michôd has created, a behind-the-scenes look at how some of the scenes were shot, plus some insights into their characterizations from Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson.

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The film is set in the Australian desert, in a dangerous and damaged near future. Eric (Pearce) has left everything, everyone and every semblance of human kindness behind him when a gang of desperate criminals steals his last possession. Eric sets off on a ruthless mission to track them down, forced along the way to enlist the help of Rey (Pattinson), the naïve and injured junior member of the gang who was left behind in the chaos of the gang’s most recent robbery.

"The Rover" stars Anthony Hayes, David Field, Gillian Jones, Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy, and Susan Prior.

Directed by David Michod.
Written by David Michod and Joel Edgerton.
Produced by David Linde, Liz Watts, and Tory Metzger.
Production company/distributor: A24.

Release Date: June 13, 2014

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