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The Outfit

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Leonard is an English tailor who used to craft suits on London’s world-famous Savile Row. After a personal tragedy, he’s ended up in Chicago, operating a small tailor shop in a rough part of town where he makes beautiful clothes for the only people around who can afford them: a family of vicious gangsters.

Directed by: Graham Moore

Who Stars in The Outfit

Mark Rylance
Leonard Burling

Mark Rylance

Johnny Flynn
Francis

Johnny Flynn

Zoey Deutch
Mable Sean

Zoey Deutch

Dylan O'Brien
Richie Boyle

Dylan O'Brien

Nikki Amuka-Bird
Violet LaFontaine

Nikki Amuka-Bird


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Reviews for The Outfit

Author: r96sk

Whatta film! 'The Outfit' is excellent. Second time in roughly three weeks that I've had the pleasure of seeing a Mark Rylance flick on the big screen and again he delivers - such a reliable actor. The other release was 'The Phantom of the Open', which is very good but both the film and Rylance's performance is bettered here. A thoroughly enjoyable showing from him as Leonard Burling. Things start off extremely strongly with a terrific opening scene with Rylance's Burling, so I was praying that it would keep that high level and I'm pleased to say that - in my opinion, of course - it absolutely did. There's a bit at the end that I was initially unsure about, though upon further thought I enjoyed it just as much as the rest. One element of this 2022 production actually stays the same from start-to-finish, I won't say what but early on I thought it may limit proceedings but if anything it just adds to the overall vibe of it all. The support cast, meanwhile, are all faces I didn't know before now, though every one of them give good performances - standouts being Johnny Flynn and Nikki Amuka-Bird.

Author: Peter McGinn

I will give any production with Mark Ryland in it a try, ever since I first noticed him in Wolf Hall. I enjoyed this film, with its taut script, realistic dialogue and several plot twists, which I won’t even mention for fear of giving things away. This movie manages to be a noir piece, even though it doesn’t venture out into the dark and moody streets of Chicago. It is a set piece, taking place in one man’s tailor shop. I wonder if a theatrical production on Broadway is inevitable? There are plenty of bad guys to be found here, but with enough shading of humanity as to make us root for a few of them over the others. But the script doesn’t care who you root for — the plot is the plot and it will runs its headlong course and draw us along with it. Despite the periodic outbursts of violence, this is more a drama than a thriller. It reminds me of what Hitchcock is supposed to have said. Suspense isn’t a bomb exploding but rather it is wondering if it will go off. Of course, in thrillers, if you have a bomb, it must explode at some point. This movie isn’t that predictable. The Outfit isn’t just a drama; it is a character study, and Ryland’s character bears up well under the plot’s scrutiny.


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Production

Focus Features logo
Focus Features

FilmNation Entertainment logo
FilmNation Entertainment

Unified Theory Productions

Scoop Productions


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Status
Released

Release Date
2022-02-25

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 45 mins

Revenue
$ 3,186,865.00 (USA)

Homepage
https://www.focusfeatures.com/the-outfit/

Genres
Crime Drama Thriller

Keywords
chicago, illinois murder organized crime mobster killer double cross tailor one night 1950s single-set gangsters


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