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Slow West - Preview

Slow West

Preview by Jack Foley

To celebrate the release of Slow West on DVD and Blu-ray from November 2, 2015 we have a copy on DVD to giveaway courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Slow West is a deconstructed western that explores love, death and civilization as outlaw Silas (Michael Fassbender) and his companion Jay (Kodi Smit-McPhee) travel America in search of Jay’s long-lost sweetheart. With powerful performances all round and masterful storytelling from first-time writer-director John Maclean.

Slow West stars, Michael Fassbender (Shame, 12 Years a Slave, Prometheus), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Road), Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom, The Dark Knight Rises, Starred Up), Caren Pistorious (TV’s Offspring), and Rory McCann (Hot Fuzz, Clash of the Titans, TV’s Game of Thrones).


When 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Smit-McPhee) comes to the American frontier to search for the woman he loves, he meets mysterious traveller Silas (Fassbender), who agrees to be Jay’s guide – but for his own dishonourable ends.

As they embark of a journey of hardships and self-discovery, a ruthless outlaw named Payne (Mendelsohn) pursues them, hoping to reach Jay’s love first and claim the bounty on her head.

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Win Slow West on DVD

To celebrate the release of Slow West on DVD and Blu-ray on November 2, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 copy on DVD. Simply answer the following question…

Q. How old is Kodi Smit-McPhee’s character in Slow West?

Simply send the answer to Slow West competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email