Brothers by Blood. Sisters by Name.
Director: Jacques Audiard, Writer: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain
Starring: John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed
Based on Patrick DeWitt’s novel, The Sisters Brothers revolves around the colorfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm, who’s being pursued across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career. And Hermann might have a better offer.
“There’s greed, for sure, and a vein of dark comedy that the film mines with rollicking gusto”
“The Sisters Brothers, a funny, stirring, brutal story about four men searching for gold and deliverance in the Old West” LA Times