Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure. However after his son is witness to a killing he has done Mike Sullivan finds him self on the run trying to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him. —IMDb
Samuel Alexander “Sam” Mendes, CBE (born 1 August 1965) is an English stage and film director. He is best known for his Academy Award-winning work on his debut film American Beauty (1999) and his dark re-inventions of the stage musicals Cabaret (1994), Oliver! (1994), Company (1996) and Gypsy (2003). He is currently working on Skyfall, the 23rd James Bond film. He has a child with his former wife Kate Winslet.
Mendes was born in Reading, Berkshire, the only child of Valerie Helene (née Barnett), an author of children’s books, and Jameson Peter Mendes, a university professor. His father is from Trinidad of ethnic Portuguese descent, and his mother an English Jew. His grandfather is the Trinidadian writer Alfred Mendes.
Mendes’ parents divorced when he was a child. He grew up in Oxfordshire and attended Magdalen College School and Peterhouse, Cambridge where he graduated with a first in English. While at Cambridge, he was a member of the Marlowe Society… read more
Conrad Hall's photography is transcendent & haunting. Mendes captures the underworld of ghostly figures of yore in this tale of fathers & sons, gods & devils, and death & life. The score is overplayed, but I can see why: it's practically exuding from the very celluloid. Tragic & pitiless fate to its characters who are locked in. Still hope beams through. I can't help but think of my father & our bond after viewing.
Did you ever watch your father when you were younger? He would… read review
Gangsters mollassons – 06/09/2009
La mise en scène est certainement ce qu’il y a de plus intéressant dans les Sentiers de la perdition, même si tout est si millimétré qu’elle forme un glacis… read review