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Director  Paul Bettany
Duration  
Music director  James Lavelle
Language  English
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Running time  1h 45m
Screenplay  Paul Bettany
Country  United States
Shelter (2014 film) movie poster
Writer  Paul Bettany (screenplay)
Release date  September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12) (TIFF)
Cast  Jennifer Connelly (Hannah), Anthony Mackie (Tahir), Amy Hargreaves (Carrie), Bruce Altman (Peter), Andrew Polk (Dr. Patel), Paul Urcioli (Doctor)
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Shelter is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Paul Bettany in his directorial debut. The film stars Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie, alongside a supporting cast featuring Rob Morgan, Amy Hargreaves, and Bruce Altman. It was released on November 13, 2015, by Screen Media Films.

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Plot

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Tahir is an illegal immigrant from Nigeria, living homeless on the streets of Manhattan. Hannah is a heroin addict also living homeless in Manhattan. Tahir is a devout Muslim, polite to everyone he meets and making ends meet by performing music in city parks, while Hannah lies, steals and sells her body to get her next fix. When Tahir saves Hannah from a suicide attempt, she follows him, and the two form a friendship. As they go through a spring, summer, fall and winter, they share more about their past, and friendship turns to love. Circumstances slowly improve for the couple, but old demons are hard to run from. Tahir eventually gets ill and "joins" his wife and child who died in Nigeria, while Hannah and Tahir's love helps her clean up and return to her son in California.

Cast

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  • Jennifer Connelly as Hannah
  • Anthony Mackie as Tahir
  • Rob Morgan as Franklin
  • Amy Hargreaves as Carrie
  • Bruce Altman as Peter
  • Babs Olusanmokun
  • Kevin Geer as Walter
  • Alok Tewari as Abdul
  • Scott Johnsen as Terry
  • Production

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    On August 21, 2013, it was announced Paul Bettany would direct the film.

    Release

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    The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2014. On January 14, 2015, Screen Media Films acquired distribution rights to the film. The film was released on November 13, 2015, by Screen Media Films.

    Reception

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    Shelter has received generally mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes the film has a rating of 41%, based on 22 reviews, with an average score of 5.6/10. On Metacritic, the film has a score of 39 out of 100, based on 10 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".


    Shelter (2014 film) DVD Review Shelter 2014
    Shelter (2014 film) Shelter 2014 Toronto International Film Festival TIFF Movie

    References

    Shelter (2014 film) Wikipedia
    Shelter (2014 film) IMDb Shelter (2014 film) themoviedb.org


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