God's Pocket

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Release Date:

  • May 9, 2014

DVD: September 23, 2014

1h 28m | Drama

In the gritty, blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, Mickey Scarpato's (Philip Seymour Hoffman) crazy stepson, Leon (Caleb Landry Jones), is killed in a construction “accident,” and Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when a local columnist (Richard Jenkins) comes sniffing around for the truth, things go from bad to worse. Mickey finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle compounded by a body he can't bury, a wife he can't please, and a debt he can't pay.

Based on the novel by Pete Dexter.

Director: John Slattery
Studio: IFC Films
Producer(s): Emily Ziff, Jackie Kelman Bisbee, John Slattery, Lance Acord, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Bisbee
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks, John Turturro, Eddie Marsan, Peter Gerety, Caleb Landry Jones, Domenick Lombardozzi, Joyce Van Patten
Writer(s): John Slattery, Alex Metcalf

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