The Square

The Square

Director: Nash Edgerton Cast: David Roberts, Claire Van Der Boom, Joel Edgerton

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Overview

Temptation turns a man's life upside down in this noir-influenced thriller from Australia. Ray Yale (David Roberts) is a construction worker who is married to Martha (Lucy Bell) and is helping to build an upscale resort hotel just outside Sydney. Ray isn't entirely happy in his marriage, and his roving eye has become focused on Carla (Claire van der Boom), a hairdresser who lives next door. Carla is married to a low-level mobster, Greg (Anthony Hayes), but she craves excitement and is soon having a torrid affair with Ray. Carla knows that Greg has a large bundle of cash hidden in their home, and she hatches a scheme she shares with Ray -- they steal they money, set fire to the house, and run off together, with Greg imagining the cash was lost in the blaze. While Ray isn't interested in a life of crime, he can't say no to Carla, but when he develops cold feet at the last minute, his attempts to reach Billy (Joel Edgerton), who was hired to torch the house, are unsuccessful, and things take a turn for the worse when he learns that Greg's aged mother was in the house when it burned to the ground. Ray quickly realizes he's been implicated in a murder, and Billy doesn't hesitate to use this knowledge to his advantage. The Square was the first directorial project for Nash Edgerton, who previously was one of the leading stuntmen in the Aussie film industry.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/24/2010
UPC: 0043396355934
Original Release: 2008
Rating: R
Source: Sony Pictures
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:46:00

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Get A Behind-the-Scenes Look At This Cult Favorite; With Deleted Scenes, a Music Video, Making-Of Featurette

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Roberts Ray
Claire Van Der Boom Carla
Joel Edgerton Billy
Anthony Hayes Smithy
Lucy Bell Martha
Kieran Darcy-Smith Barney
Brendan Donoghue Leonard
Hanna Mangan-Lawrence Lily
Peter Phelps Jake
Bill Hunter Gil Hubbard
Damon Herriman Eddie

Technical Credits
Nash Edgerton Director,Editor,Executive Producer
Drew Bailey Asst. Director
Matthew Dabner Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Luke Doolan Editor
Joel Edgerton Executive Producer,Original Story,Screenwriter
Peter Grace Sound/Sound Designer
Ben Lee Songwriter
Angus MacDonald Art Director
Kirsty McGregor Casting
Elizabeth Moore Production Designer
Sam Petty Sound/Sound Designer
Sally Sharpe Costumes/Costume Designer
Brad Shield Cinematographer
Louise Smith Producer
Louise Smith Producer
Francois Tetaz Score Composer

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