Directed by Antoine Fuqua, the film follows a police officer who receives a distress call.
What is The Guilty about?
The Guilty is a gripping tale that follows Joe Baylor (Gyllenhaal), a troubled police officer who is demoted to 911 operator duty. During his new job, Baylor receives a distress phone call from a woman in panic. As the officer tries to work out the case and try to figure out ways to locate and save the woman, his day turns into one of revelations and reckonings.
What makes The Guilty an interesting movie?
The teaser of The Guilty, in spite of being devoid of any no visuals, found a way to capture the viewers’ attention. The teaser hinted at an intriguing plot that will engage and push the audience to the edge of their seats with very less effort.
What else do we know about The Guilty?
The Guilty is a remake of the hit 2018 Danish film of the same name directed by Gustav Möller. The Danish thriller was lauded by viewers and critics and also went on to win a number of accolades. The film was screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival under the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section. It was also the official Danish selection for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.
Who all features in the crime thriller along with Jake Gyllenhaal?
For a movie that sells on its ability to tell a story in the most low-key fashion, The Guilty has a star-studded cast. Apart from Gyllenhaal, the movie also features Ethan Hawke, Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Paul Dano and Bill Burr.
Who is the crew of The Guilty?
The Guilty is directed by Antoine Fuqua, who has previously worked with Gyllenhaal in the critically acclaimed sports drama, Southpaw. Fuqua is best known for having directed action movies such as Olympus Has Fallen and The Equalizer. The movie is written by Nic Pizzolatto, who is best known for creating the HBO series True Detective.
When does The Guilty release ?
The Guilty will start streaming on Netflix from October 1, 2021. The movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival recently, and received fairly positive reviews.