Nightcrawler (2014) Dan Gilroy

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Nightcrawler (2014)
Dan Gilroy, writer/director
Robert Elswit, cinematographer
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Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is desperate for a job. He steals copper wire, a chain link fence and other items, tries to negotiate a better price with a shady buyer, then asks the buyer if he’s hiring. He’s not, but it’s clear Lou is willing to do anything for work. At this point, we’re not 100% sure who Lou is or what motivates him, but we suspect he’s adrift in the world, looking for his place in it. He’s gotta fit somewhere…

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