Ryan Gosling stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. Though a loner by nature, Driver cant help falling in love with his beautiful neighbour Irene (Carey Mulligan), a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband Standard (Oscar Isaac).
After a heist intended to pay off Standard’s protection money spins unpredictably out of control, Driver finds himself driving defence for the girl he loves, tailgated by a syndicate of deadly serious criminals (Albert Brooks and Ron Perlman). But when he realizes that the gangsters are after more than the bag of cash in his trunk that they’re coming straight for Irene and her son Driver is forced to shift gears and go on offense.
RELEASE DATE: 2012
GENRE: Drama / Thriller / Art House
DIRECTOR: Nicolas Winding Refn
WRITERS: Hossein Amini, James Sallis
CAST: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Albert Brooks, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks