The Place Beyond the Pines – Trailer, Photos, and Cast

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes in 'The Place Beyond the Pines'

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes in 'The Place Beyond the Pines' - Photo © Focus Features

Starring: Bradley Cooper and Ryan Gosling [full cast list under the ‘Cast’ tab] Directed By: Derek Cianfrance
Release Date: March 29, 2013
Genres: Drama, thriller
Running Time: 140 minutes
MPAA Rating: R for language throughout, some violence, teen drug and alcohol use, and a sexual reference
News: Mike Patton will score The Place Beyond the Pines
Official Synopsis: The highly anticipated new drama from director Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine) powerfully explores the consequences of motorcycle rider Luke’s (Ryan Gosling) fateful decision to commit a crime to support his child. The incident renders him targeted by policeman Avery (Bradley Cooper), and the two men become locked on a tense collision course which will have a devastating impact on both of their families in the years following.
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