HARDCORE HENRY (18)

WHO’S IN IT?

Sharlto Copley (District 9), Danila Kozlovsky (Black Hunters), Haley Bennett (The Equalizer), Andrei Dementiev (film debut), Darya Charusha (Zvezda), Svetlana Ustinova (Heaven on Earth), Cyrus Arnold (Zoolander 2), Ilya Naishuller (All at Once), Will Stewart (Training Day), Tim Roth (Reservoir Dogs)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ilya Naishuller (film debut), director, writer, producer; Timur Bekmambetov (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), Ekaterina Kononenko (film debut) and Inga Vainshtein (Medium Rare), producers; Darya Charusha (Vezuchaya), composer; Pasha Kapinos (Dukhless 2), Vsevolod Kaptur (Dubrovskiy) and Fedor Lyass (I’ll Be Around), cinematographers; Steve Mirkovich (Con Air), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

The action unfolds from the perspective of Henry, a man who is brought back to life by his wife Estelle (Bennett) but has no memory of anything prior. Not long after his resurrection, Estelle is kidnapped by Akan (Kozlovsky), a powerful warlord hellbent on world domination, and Henry resolves to rescue her, teaming up with British agent Jimmy (Copley) to defeat Akan and his army of mercenaries to save the woman who saved him…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This intense, blood-thirsty action romp is shot entirely in first-person, meaning that the viewer is positioned right there in the action as it’s happening – and if it’s as hardcore as the very title suggests, you’re in for a very energetic ride!

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 8TH APRIL 2016

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