It’s easy for a film released at this time of year to get overlooked — half the world’s film critics are away at festivals for one — and doubly easy when it’s a subtle, finely-wrought film from a director whose work has been consistently undervalued. We sincerely hope that doesn’t happen to “Time Out Of Mind,” the new film from “The Messenger” and “Rampart” director Oren Moverman.
Premiered at last year’s TIFF, the film stars Richard Gere as a hard-drinking homeless man in Manhattan, who’s attempting to find shelter as he looks to reconnect with his daughter (Jena Malone). We called the film, in our review, “a film of tremendous patience and pace,” with a “remarkable” performance from Gere, who’s gathering awards buzz for it, and with the film hitting theaters today, we’re proud to be debuting an exclusive clip from the movie.
The footage sees Gere waking up in a hospital’s emergency room, and you can see both the strength of the performance and the unique and sensitive way in which the director handles it. With Moverman coming off the great success of Brian Wilson biopic “Love & Mercy,” which he co-wrote, we hope the film finds the audience it deserves. It opens in limited release today. Watch the clip below.
Bonus: listen to a 40 minute Film Society of Lincoln Center podcast chat with Richard Gere.