A Wild West tale told searingly well

Irish writer and director Ivan Kavanagh makes a huge leap forward with his first big-budget period film Never Grow Old, a revisionist Western set on the forbidding American frontier in 1849

25th August, 2019
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Emile Hirsch in Never Grow Old

In this dark and violent fable about the poisonous effects of greed on an immigrant Irish undertaker, Kavanagh continues to experiment with classical genres while extracting stirring performances from a well-chosen cast of established international actors.

Patrick Tate (Emile Hirsch) was making the arduous journey across America to California with his capable French wife Audrey (Deborah Francois) and their two young children when he stopped in the new town of Garlow, somewhere on the Oregon...

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