Date: 18 Dec 2017
Cat: Thriller

Detour

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Release Date:

Out now

Cast:

Tye Sheridan
Stephen Moyer
Emory Cohen

Producers:

Julie Baines

Phil Hunt

Stephen Kelliher

Jason Newmark

Compton Ross

Writer:

Christopher Smith

Director:

Christopher Smith

Genre:

Thriller

Website:

TBC

Synopsis:

When law student Harper (Tye Sheridan ? X-Men Apocalypse) wakes with an almighty hangover the last thing he expects at his front door is threatening tough guy Johnny Ray (Emory Cohen ? Brooklyn) and his girlfriend Cherry (Bel Powley ? Diary Of A Teenage Girl), but he soon comes to realise that a drunken bar conversation the previous night is about to turn into a dark and dangerous reality.

Harper obsesses that his step-dad Vincent (Stephen Moyer ? True Blood) is responsible for the car crash that has left his mum in a coma, and Johnny Ray is here to drive them all to Vegas where he?s agreed to kill Vincent for $20,000.

Harper?s claims he was drunk when he hired him fall on deaf ears and he realises he might not be able to change course; if he wants to survive this, he needs to carry on down the road he?s already chosen, even if there?s clearly danger up ahead.

Detour is a tense, stylish and deftly constructed noir thriller from writer/director Christopher Smith (Triangle, Creep, Severance, Black Death).

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