Detour

January 17th, 2017







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Detour

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Release Year: 2016

Rating: 7.3/10 ( voted)

Critic's Score: /100

Director: Christopher Smith

Stars: Tye Sheridan, Emory Cohen, Bel Powley

Storyline
Law student and all round good guy, Harper, suspects that his scheming step-father, Vincent, is responsible for the car crash that sent his mother into a coma. Drowning his sorrows one evening in a seedy L.A whiskey bar, Harper is interrupted by a tough looking redneck called Johnny Ray who offers to 'take care' of his step-dad for the cool sum of US$20,000. Angry, intent on revenge and fuelled by alcohol, Harper agrees to the deal and spends the rest of his evening downing shots with Johnny Ray. The next morning, Harper awakes to the mother of all hangovers with hazy memory of the previous night's events. Answering a knock at the front door, he is surprised to find Johnny Ray and his beautiful but distant girlfriend, Cherry, ready and waiting to drive to Vegas to kill Vincent. Harper's claims that he was drunk and didn't know what he was doing mean nothing to Johnny Ray who is more threatening than ever in the cold light of day. Harper quickly realises that there is no easy way out; ...

Cast:
Emory Cohen - Johnny Ray
Tye Sheridan - Harper
Stephen Moyer - Vincent
Jared Abrahamson - Paul
Bel Powley - Cherry
John Lynch - Frank
Gbenga Akinnagbe - Michael
Sibongile Mlambo - MGM Receptionist
Jenna Saras - MGV Barlady
Reine Swart - Claire
Nick Boraine - Narrator / Lecturer
Francis Chouler - Las Vegas Policeman
Dylan Edy - Johnny's Friend #2
Daniel Fox - Officer Stanwyck
Nic Rasenti - Johnny's friend #1



Details

Official Website: Bankside Films [United Kingdom]

Country: UK, South Africa

Language: English

Release Date: 3 Jan 2016

Filming Locations: South Africa

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Did You Know?

Trivia:
This is the second film where Bel Powley co-stars with a cast member from HBO's True Blood. In Diary of a Teenage Girl she worked with Alexander Skarsgård, and in Detour she works with Stephen Moyer. See more »

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