Jane Got a Gun (2016)
September 3, 2016 8:49 PM - Subscribe

A woman asks her ex-lover for help in order to save her outlaw husband from a gang out to kill him.

Wikipedia: Jane Got a Gun is a 2016 American action western film directed by Gavin O'Connor and written by Brian Duffield, Joel Edgerton, and Anthony Tambakis. The film stars Natalie Portman, Edgerton, Noah Emmerich, Rodrigo Santoro, Boyd Holbrook, and Ewan McGregor.

41% on Rotten Tomatoes with a bit of history: "As anyone writing on the subject is all but legally required to mention, the Western “Jane Got a Gun” arrives at long last in theaters after what could politely be described as a troubled production. The film was originally announced in 2012 as a project that would co-star Natalie Portman, Michael Fassbender and Joel Edgerton and would be directed by Lynne Ramsay as her follow-up to “We Need to Talk About Kevin.” In March of the next year, Fassbender had to leave in order to do “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and Ramsay moved Edgerton into the vacated role and replaced him with Jude Law. Literally one week later, Ramsay left the film in a move that set off all manner of legal fireworks before eventually being settled out of court. The next day saw Gavin O’Connor enter the project as her replacement and the departures of cinematographer Darius Khondji and Law, who said that he only signed on in the first place in order to work with Ramsay. For a while, his part was filled with Bradley Cooper but when he had to leave to do “American Hustle,” he was eventually replaced with Ewan McGregor. This version finally made it in front of the cameras but after originally being scheduled for an August 2014 release, it encountered a series of delays that were further exacerbated by its original distributor filing for bankruptcy last July. Finally, it has emerged in theaters at long last, albeit in the dead of January and with no press screenings for what was once considered to be a fairly prestigious property."
posted by jazon (1 comment total)
The time jumping narrative didn't help either.

Ard int fan is veer ezy ta folla, mumblen akzents en the dak don mek fer art, jus fer en-de-si-frability.
posted by biffa at 8:51 AM on November 12, 2016

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