Director: Mel Gibson
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey This biographical war film traces the experiences of Desmond Doss, an American World War II combat medic and pacifist, as he refuses to use firearms of any kind, and is awarded with the Medal of Honour for rescuing several of his comrades at war. Trivia: The movie marks Mel Gibson’s return to direction after a decade-long break.
Director: David Frankel
Cast: Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Kate Winslet
A jaded advertising executive’s retreat from public life makes him seek answers from the universe by writing letters to characters representing the ideas of love, time and death. What happens when he gets responses to his questions, and how he rediscovers the beauty of life, forms the rest of this drama. Trivia: Will Smith’s role was to be played by Hugh Jackman, who dropped out owing to scheduling issues.
Director: Tom Ford
Cast: Amy Adams, Jack Gyllenhaal
Based on the 1993 novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright, this neo-noir psychological thriller follows the experiences of an art gallery owner, as an unexpected delivery of a novel manuscript and a dinner invitation from her estranged ex-husband brings in unforeseen complications. Trivia: Nocturnal Animals is the second film written and directed by fashion designer Tom Ford after A Single Man (2009).