R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history.
After Javier Bardem left the project, Jessica Chastain wrote director J.C. Chandor an impassioned three-page letter asking him to consider Oscar Isaac for the lead role. Chandor replied back almost immediately with an e-mail saying he was already considering Isaac.
You should know that I have always taken the path that is most right. The result is never in question for me. Just what path do you take to get there, and there is always one that is most right. And that is what this is.
When the shot at the end goes into the tank, it is at an angle, and the likelihood of a pistol round penetrating 3/4 inch steel is virtually impossible, regardless how closely the shot was fired.
In addition, Abel plugs the leaking oil with a handkerchief, again, from a tank this size, nearly impossible.
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