Mud

Opens Friday, May 3
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2hr 10mins // directed by:Jeff Nichols // featuring:Matthew McConaughey, Michael Shannon, Reese Witherspoon

Mud is an adventure about two boys, Ellis and his friend Neckbone, who find a man named Mud (Matthew McConaughey) hiding out on an island in the Mississippi.

Mud describes a fantastic scenario; he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper (Reese Witherspoon), who is waiting for him in town. Skeptical but intrigued, Ellis and Neckbone agree to help him. It isn’t long until Mud’s visions come true and their small town is besieged by a beautiful girl with a line of bounty hunters in tow.

The New York Times

“Jeff Nichols’s deft and absorbing third feature … with graceful rhythm, an unfussy eye for natural beauty and a sure sense of character and place … is leavened by suspense and jolts of laughter. Mr. Nichols’s voice is a distinctive and welcome presence in American film.” - A.O. Scott

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