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msmichel's rating of the film The Old Man and the Gun

David Lowery visits the outlaw/folk hero genre with this warm crowd pleaser featuring a wonderful career capping turn by Robert Redford and a welcome return for Sissy Spacek. The script (by Lowery) set in the early 80's tells the tale of a lifelong bank robber who simply can't give up living life on his own terms; illegal or not. At the heart there is a shared joy and melancholy in this story that connects deeply.