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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
A boozy lowlife (Philip Seymour Hoffman) tries to bury the truth about his crazy stepson's suspicious death, but a nosy newspaper columnist (Richard Jenkins) and the young man's mother complicate matters.

Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman , Richard Jenkins , Christina Hendricks , John Turturro , Caleb Landry Jones , Eddie Marsan , Domenick Lombardozzi , Glenn Fleshler

Director: John Slattery

Genres: Dark comedy, Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

God's Pocket (2014)

Release Date: January 17th, 2014|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Many of the individual scenes are compelling, with a gritty tension that recalls "The Wire" and other good television. But too many of the attempts at "The Sopranos"-style comic drama fail. show more

  • 80
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Gritty, funny, rich adaptation of a Pete Dexter novel. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    The film only intermittently displays the snap, precision and stylistic smarts a mixed-tone project like this requires; a half-good effort is not enough where buoyancy and a sly-to-mean spiritedness are required at all times. show more

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'God's Pocket' Trailer: Watch One of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Performances (VIDEO)

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Katie Roberts on Apr 14th, 2014 9:00PM

The trailer for "God's Pocket" offers audiences one of their last glimpses of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, and judging by the brutal events that unfold in the video, we're in for one hell of an...

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