Man Down 2015 info:-
Man Down 2015, When U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer (Shia LaBeouf) returns home from his tour in Afghanistan, he finds that the place he once called home is no better than the battlefields he fought on overseas. Accompanied by his best friend Devin Roberts (Jai Courtney).
a hardnosed Marine whose natural instinct is to shoot first and ask questions later, he searches desperately for the whereabouts of his estranged son, Johnathan (Charlie Shotwell), and wife, Natalie (Kate Mara). In their search, the two intercept Charles (Clifton Collins Jr.).
a man carrying vital information about the whereabouts of Gabriel’s family. As we revisit the past, we are guided in unraveling the puzzle of Gabriel’s experience and what will eventually lead us to finding his family.
The psychological suspense thriller MAN DOWN also stars Gary Oldman. PTSD is a real, national crisis. It is something that is not openly discussed enough nor adequately handled by our government and those in charge of taking care of our veterans.
The number of homeless vets and those suffering from PTSD in silence should be a priority for a country that wants to call itself civilized. None of these facts make Dito Montiel’s “Man Down” a good film. Actually, the fact that it uses PTSD as a hook.
Man Down 2015 Plot:-
The story transpires in a non-linear fashion, following U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer in training, in battle in Afghanistan, in counseling in Afghanistan, while searching for his family after returning to a devastated United States, and in his final moments as his broken mind returns to reality.
The drummer is at Camp LeJeune, training as a U.S. Marine. He and his wife Natalie have a young son, Jonathan. When Jonathan gets bullied at school after Natalie tells him, “I love you”, in front of his schoolmates, Gabriel comes up with “man down” as a secret code for “I love you”.
Gabriel leaves to serve a tour of duty in Afghanistan. Devin Roberts is his best friend since childhood and fellow Marine. Devin stays home for a few extra weeks while recuperating from a broken arm. Devin arrives in Afghanistan, where he and Gabriel are “battle buddies.
kicking indoors together and taking enemy fire”, further reinforcing their friendship. When their squad is ambushed, Devin is fatally shot and apologizes to Gabriel just before he dies. Gabriel finds a note inside Devin’s helmet, on which Devin’s password for a video chat.
website is written. Gabriel accesses the website and realizes that Natalie cheated on him with Devin. Gabriel is deeply traumatized by the series of events. Still, in Afghanistan, he begins mandatory counseling sessions with therapist Captain Peyton.
who is concerned about Gabriel’s mental condition. However, Gabriel insists that he is okay and walks out of Peyton’s office. When Gabriel returns home, he finds his city devastated. Accompanied (inexplicably – a sign of his break from reality) by Devin.
he searches the ruins for Natalie and Jonathan. The two encounter Charles, a civilian trying to survive in the wasteland of the former city. Please See More Information…….
Man Down 2015 Production:-
In September 2014, Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara, and Gary Oldman joined the cast of the film, with Dito Montiel directing from a screenplay by Adam G. Simon. Dawn Krantz, Stephen McEveety, and Jon Burton will serve as producers on the film, while Lisa Wilson.
Myles Nestel, Roger Goff, Russell Geyser and Clay Pecorin will serve as executive producers under their The Solution banner. That same month, Jai Courtney joined the cast of the film. In October 2014, Charlie Shotwell joined the cast of the film. Principal photography.
began on October 30, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana, and ended on December 5, 2014. The film had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on September 6, 2015. It went on to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2015.
in the Gala Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Lionsgate Premiere acquired distribution rights to the film. The film was released on December 2, 2016, and has grossed approximately $450,000 in North America. In the UK it had a token.
release to one venue, the Reel Cinema in Burnley, Lancashire. It was simultaneously released to video-on-demand services, a practice that ensures distributors need to pay for advertising only once. It was subsequently reported that the release had cinema.
revenue of £7, equivalent to only one ticket. Man Down received negative reviews from critics. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 15%, based on 52 reviews.
with an average score of 3.9/10. On Metacritic, the film has a score of 27 out of 100, based on 14 critics, indicating “generally unfavorable reviews” Josh Lasser of IGN gave the film a 6.1 out of 10, stating.
Man Down 2015 Cast:-
- Shia LaBeouf as Gabriel Drummer
- Kate Mara as Natalie Drummer
- Gary Oldman as Captain Peyton
- Jai Courtney as Devin Roberts
- Clifton Collins, Jr. as Charles
- Charlie Shotwell as Jonathan Michael Drummer