Machine Gun Preacher
dir – Marc Forster, USA
Machine Gun Preacher is an inspirational true story, about Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the saviour of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children. Gerard Butler (300) delivers a searing performance as Childers in Golden Globe®-nominated director Marc Forster’s (Monster’s Ball,Finding Neverland) moving story of violence and redemption. Machine Gun Preacher was previously announced as a Special Presentation.
Marc Forster was born in Bavaria and studied film at New York University. His feature films include Monster’s Ball(01), Finding Neverland (04), Stay (05), Stranger Than Fiction (06), The Kite Runner (07), Quantum of Solace (08) and Machine Gun Preacher (11).
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Sunday September 11
Roy Thomson Hall
Friday September 16
Scotiabank Theatre 1