The Rover one of 200 Most Anticipated Films of 2014 – “Should score at this year’s Cannes”

Ioncinema has been doing a mega countdown of the Top 200 Most Anticipated Films of 2014. The Rover came in at #47:


Director: David Michôd
Writer(s): David Michôd
Producers: David Linde, David Michôd, Liz Watts
U.S. Distributor: a24
Cast: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson

It’s hard to not overpraise David Michôd. After all, the Aussie filmmaker’s debut, a blistering ensemble film displayed a poised skillset that instantly placed the filmmaker in the big leagues. It appears that much of the make-up in Animal Kingdom’s (men, guns, revenge and death) are knocking down the door of this sophomore film. Re-teaming with Edgerton (story department) and Pearce, and a Robert Pattison who appears to be a bankable choice for auteur filmmakers, this looks like a throwback to golden Ozploitation nuggets of yesteryear.

Gist: This is about a loner who tracks the gang who stole his car from a desolate town in the Australian outback with the forced assistance of a wounded guy left behind in the wake of the theft.

Release Date: Clearly the film is ready and should score a Main Comp berth at this year’s Cannes. Look for the a24 folks to release this a la The Bling Ring, shortly after the fest premiere.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

About tinkrbe1l3

Fan and supporter of all things Robert Pattinson. Busy little bee when it comes to that guy. Blogger on the following fansites -,,,,, Blogger for and
This entry was posted in Article, The Rover and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.