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Win Run-Of-Engagement Passes To GOD’S POCKET In St. Louis – Stars Philip Seymour Hoffman

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When Mickey’s crazy stepson Leon is killed in a construction ‘accident’, nobody in the working class neighborhood of God’s Pocket is sorry he’s gone. Mickey tries to bury the bad news with the body, but when the boy’s mother demands the truth, Mickey finds himself stuck in a life and death struggle between a body he can’t bury, a wife he can’t please and a debt he can’t pay.

The film stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, Richard Jenkins and John Turturro.

Acclaimed actor John Slattery makes an impressive jump behind the camera with an assured directorial debut that shows he has a razor-sharp eye for conveying the absurdity, cruelty, desperation, and tragic optimism of the people he portrays. Like life, his scenes seamlessly fuse humor and heartbreak, but it’s Slattery’s wit and confident style that make the portrait so authentic. Featuring a top-shelf cast and impeccable cinematography, GOD’S POCKET oozes with talent and marks the emergence of an inspired directorial presence.

With a screenplay by John Slattery and Alex Metcalf, GOD’S POCKET is based on the novel God’s Pocket by Pete Dexter.

The film opens in St. Louis on Friday, May 16.

The Run-Of-Engagement Passes are Admit Two (2). Good in the St. Louis Area.

FOR A CHANCE TO WIN, ENTER YOUR NAME AND EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW.

No purchase necessary.

http://www.ifcfilms.com/films/gods-pocket

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Philip Seymour Hoffman (Mickey Scarpato), John Turturro, and John Slattery behind the scenes of his film GOD’S POCKET. Courtesy of Seacia Pavao. An IFC Films release.

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26 Comments

  1. jess

    May 12, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    id watch it if hendricks went topless.

  2. Linda S

    May 12, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    Thanks for the chance!

  3. Don S

    May 12, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Thanks!

  4. Jason S

    May 12, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    Thanks

  5. Barney Schulte

    May 12, 2014 at 8:49 pm

    Hoffman along with Giamatti are the most underrated actors

    of their generation. I would love to see this film.

  6. DIANA S.

    May 12, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    This is my kind of movie. Thanks for the chance of a pass.

  7. Cari S

    May 12, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    Thanks!

  8. Matt Schroeder

    May 12, 2014 at 9:45 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity.

  9. Haley O'Neal

    May 12, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    Excited to be able to relive Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s greatness on the big screen again

  10. Nancy

    May 13, 2014 at 2:42 am

    Would love to see this movie thanks.

  11. Lynn

    May 13, 2014 at 2:44 am

    This would be a great movie to see. thanks in advance.

  12. Ben Young

    May 13, 2014 at 8:35 am

    Heard Slaterry talk about this on NPR and it sounds great.

  13. dennis

    May 13, 2014 at 10:26 am

    cool thanks

  14. cleo alexander

    May 13, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    looks like a real cool movie

  15. Mary A

    May 13, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    Thank you!

  16. Donna

    May 13, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    I’d like to see it just because I like, Philip Seymour Hoffman.

  17. Stuart B

    May 14, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    Hoffman always put on a great performance. Too bad he’s gone.

  18. Chris Bennett

    May 15, 2014 at 7:13 am

    Right on!

  19. shelley heidrich

    May 15, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    Looks great

  20. Gabrielle Reece

    May 18, 2014 at 10:22 am

    would love to see this

  21. Maurice Patterson

    May 20, 2014 at 7:15 am

    Thx

  22. Laura S

    May 20, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Thanks

  23. Nick F

    May 22, 2014 at 9:08 am

    God’s Pocket

  24. Rich S

    May 23, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    I’ve heard a lot of good things about this movie. I’d love to see it.

  25. zlata turcalo

    June 8, 2014 at 9:53 pm

    Looks fun

  26. Jeanette

    July 16, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    I hope I’m not too late to get in the drawing for GOD’S POCKET. I like Hoffman and would love to see this movie.

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