Title: Lawless

Release: 2012

Rating: 7.3

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 116

Genre: Action,Crime,Drama


Release 2012
Rating 7.3
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 116
Genre Action,Crime,Drama



In 1931, in Franklin County, Virginia, Forrest Bondurant is a legend as immortal after surviving the war. Together with his brothers Howard and the coward Jack, the Bondurant family has a distillery and bootlegging business. When the corrupt District Attorney Mason Wardell arrives in Franklin with the unscrupulous Special Deputy Charles Rakes, the Bondurant family refuses to pay the required bribe to the authorities. Rakes pursues the brothers and unsuccessfully tries to find their distillery. Meanwhile Forrest hires the waitress Maggie, a woman with a hidden past in Chicago, and they fall in love with each other. Jack courts the preacher's daughter Bertha Minnix and deals a great load of alcoholic liquor with the powerful gangster Floyd Banner. Jack shows off in Franklin attracting the attention of Rakes that finds the location of their distillery. When he kills the crippled Cricket Pete, the locals join forces to face the corrupt authorities.

Director :

John Hillcoat

Writer :

Nick Cave (screenplay), Matt Bondurant (novel)

Actors :

... Jack Bondurant

... Forrest Bondurant

... Charlie Rakes

... Maggie Beauford

... Bertha Minnix

... Cricket Pate

... Gummy Walsh