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‘Full of humour, with a touch of melancholy’ ‘Gritty, darkly humorous Western’Quirky Western with subtle undertones. Based on the darkly humorous book by Patrick deWitt and directed by Golden Palm winner Jacques Audiard (‘Un Prophète’), who describes it as more a fairy-tale than a Western, the film has a star cast headed by Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal and John C. Reilly. Oregon, 1850. Gold fever is sweeping the nation. Prospector Hermann Kermit Warm has developed a revolutionary method for finding gold. Notorious hitmen brothers Eli and Charlie Sisters are tasked by the Commodore with tracking him down, with help from cunning lawman John Morris. But Warm is a difficult man to catch and what began as a routine job soon becomes a dangerous, unpredictable journey to the other side of the country. The film is full of humour, with some surprising twists and a touch of melancholy. The Sisters Brothers won the prestigious Silver Lion for Best Director at this year’s Venice Film Festival.