[tv] Saturday 7 September 2013 : The program on tv tonight

Each day, we advise you to take 2 films to see on tv that night : a film on the set of strings and another, exclusively on TNT.

The program tonight : Nothing on the DTT channels and THE YARDS James Gray.

  • ON TNT

Saturday evenings are the poor in movies…



at 20.45

Card program


Leo Handler comes out of prison, he returns home with the intention to stay in the ranks. The new husband of his aunt, uncle Frank, leads the Electric Rail Corporation, the company managing the subway in Queens. It gives him work, and Willie and his faithful friend introduced him to the methods of the company. Leo is witness to the methods mafia of this flourishing enterprise ; and very quickly he becomes the bearer of a secret that makes him the next target of his own family.

Technical data sheet

Achievement : James Gray

Scenario : James Gray, Matt Reeves

Main actors : Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron, James Caan, Ellen Burstyn, Faye Dunaway, Andrew Davoli

Country of origin : United States

Output : November 1, 2000

Duration : 1h55mn


• The film was shot from may to August 1998 in New York city (Bronx, Queens, and Roosevelt Island), as well as in New Jersey.

• In an interview, James Gray said that the film ” has not earned one million dollars of revenue [to the U.s.], whereas it had cost twenty “.


• Cannes film Festival 2000 – Nominations : Palme d’or, Grand Prix, Prix du Jury, Prix de la mise en scene, special Mention to all stakeholders.

• Champs-Elysées Film Festival 2012 : Named in Homage to Harvey Weinstein.

• Prize for best second male role for Joaquin Phoenix, by the National Board of Review in 2000.

• Prize for best second male role for Joaquin Phoenix, at the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards in 2001.

Sources : Wikipedia and AlloCiné

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