Stand Up Guys

A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment – to kill his comrade.

Year / length: 2012/95’
Genre: Comedy | Crime | Thriller
Director: Fisher Stevens
Actors: Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin
Language: English/French
Subtitles: Greek

Storyline

After 28 years, Val gets out of prison, and his friend Doc picks him up. The local mob boss, Claphands, wants Val dead (Claphands’ son died in a robbery and he blames Val) and Doc has until morning to kill him. It’s a long night: Val wants to party – they visit a cat house, Val needs Viagra, they break into a pharmacy. After midnight, they pick up Hirsch, their old wheelman, drive the city in a stolen car. They visit the cat house, help a woman in distress, bury a body, and eat at Doc’s hangout, a café where the waitress, Alex, is cheerful. The sun rises, Claphands wants Val dead, and Val, who has figured out his fate, is resigned. Is there anything left to take care of?

Screening starts at 21:30 – Free Admission