A Most Violent Year

The opening film of AFI Fest in 2014, A Most Violent Year centers around an ambitious immigrant in New York City fighting to protect his business and family during 1981, the most dangerous year in the city's history.
Directed by
J.C. Chandor
Company CreditsBefore The Door Pictures, Washington Square Films, Old Bull Pictures
Oscar IsaacJessica ChastainDavid OyelowoAlessandro NivolaAlbert Brooks
2014 National Board of Review AwardsWinner, Best Film, Best Actor (Oscar Isaac), and Best Actress (Jessica Chastain)
2015 Film Independent Spirit AwardsNominee, Best Screenplay (J.C. Chandor), Best Editing (Ron Patane), and Best Supporting Female (Jessica Chastain)
2014 Whistler Film FestivalWinner, Audience Award
2015 Golden Globe AwardsNominee, Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Chastain)
2014 Gotham Independent Film AwardsNominee, Best Actor (Oscar Isaac)