Crime drama “A Most Violent Year” by J. C. Chandor

Release date: December 31, 2014 (USA)
Stars: Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain

Crime drama "A Most Violent Year" by J. C. Chandor

A Most Violent Year

Director: J. C. Chandor
Screenwriter: J. C. Chandor

Set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history, the film centers on the life of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

“A Most Violent Year” Cast

Oscar Isaac as Abel Morales
Jessica Chastain
as Anna Morales
Alessandro Nivola as Peter Forente
David Oyelowo as Lawrence
Albert Brooks as Andrew Walsh
Catalina Sandino Moreno as Luisa
Ashley Williams as Lange
Elyes Gabel as Julian
Jerry Adler as Josef
Christopher Abbott as Louis Servidio
Elizabeth Marvel as Mrs. Rose
Peter Gerety as Bill O’Leary
David Margulies as Saul Lefkowitz
Annie Funke as Lorraine Lefkowitz
Kathleen Doyle as Lefkowitz secretary
Patrick Breen as an instructor

Film frames from “A Most Violent Year”

Film frame from "A Most Violent Year" (2014)

Film frame from "A Most Violent Year" (2014)

Film frame from "A Most Violent Year" (2014)

FilmNation Entertainment
Participant Media
A24 (United States)
Icon Entertainment International (United Kingdom)