AMERICAN ANIMALS

Rating: CTC
Session Times:
Sun, 30th Sep:4:30pm
Genre: Crime, Drama
Rating: CTC 100'
Cast: Evan Peters, Ann Dowd, Barry Keoghan
Director: Bart Layton

Synopsis:
Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen are four friends who live an ordinary existence in Kentucky. After a visit to Transylvania University, Lipka comes up with the idea to steal the rarest and most valuable books from the school's library. As one of the most audacious art heists in U.S. history starts to unfold, the men question whether their attempts to inject excitement and purpose into their lives are simply misguided attempts at achieving the American dream.

Reviews:

89% on Rotten Tomatoes - Critics Consensus: American Animals tangles with a number of weighty themes, but never at the expense of delivering a queasily compelling true crime thriller.

" ... filmmaker Bart Layton's blend of recreations and real-life participants commenting on the action gives this true-crime comedy an edge." Peter Travers Rolling Stone

"Layton roots the story in a mixture of peer pressure, toxic masculinity, and the dread of young men who feel the fruits of capitalism growing beyond their reach." New York Magazine
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