SON OF A GUN is the directorial debut feature film from Australian writer/director Julius Avery, starring Ewan McGregor, Brenton Thwaites and Alicia Vikander.
While locked up for a minor offence, 19-yr-old JR (Thwaites) becomes apprentice to the enigmatic Brendan Lynch (McGregor), a calculating crime boss with connections both inside and out. After helping Lynch and his crew orchestrate a daring prison escape, JR is invited to join in on their next job – a high stakes heist that promises to deliver millions. But as they plan the heist, JR begins to suspect he is being played and soon finds himself on a collision course with his mentor in a very dangerous game.
- via eOne ANZ