Crime / Drama / Thriller
Director: Lee Daniels
Running time: 107 mins Released: 15th March 2013
About The Paperboy
A weird, lurid drama with a stand-out performance from Nicola Kidman. In the 1960s, reporter Ward Jansen (Matthew McConaughey) hears of a murder in his hometown in Southern Florida. Sexy but crazy Charlotte Bless (Kidman) is corresponding with twitchy prisoner Hilary Van Wetter (John Cusack), and insists that he did not commit the crime he will be executed for. Sensing a good story, Ward returns with his upper class colleague Yardley Acheman (David Oyelowo) to investigate and meets up with his younger brother Jack (Zac Efron), who ends up ferrying them around because he has nothing better to do. Charlotte is single-minded in her quest to prove Hilary's innocence – but Jack and his frequently shirtless torso hope to change that. Meanwhile, Ward battles his own demons.