Country: United States
Category: Action, Crime, Drama
Release Date: November 4, 2016
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons
Age Restriction: 13 years
Duration: 128 minutes
Box Office: $?
“The Accountant”, Ben Affleck today introduced "The Accountant," a suspense thriller and action where the actor dives into one of the "most complicated" roles of his career, as he himself admitted during a press conference in Beverly Hills.
"It was a very demanding challenge," he conceded the 44-year-old who this time plays Christian Wolff, an autistic man with a prodigious mind for mathematics who works as an accountant for some of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world.
"It took a lot of research and we set out to build a realistic character, observing the behavior of many people with the disorder and noting many of their proposals and suggestions. The result is undoubtedly one of the most complicated and interesting characters I've done "said the interpreter.”...
While the Treasury Department begins to tighten the noose on his whereabouts and identity, Wolff accepted the assignment of a legitimate client, a robotics company last generation where an employee has discovered a hole of several million dollars.
The resolution of that mystery coincide with a siege Wolff environment that will lead to an explosive resolution. There will be much to see learning in terms of fighting techniques and weapons that received the protagonist of small at the wish of his father, fearing that his son's life became hell for abuses that could receive.
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Hence, many have compared this character with billionaire Bruce Wayne, who hides what he is capable under the mask and cape of Batman, a character who Affleck took first in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and that will resume next year in "Justice League".
"Actually, just thought clobber Jason Bourne," Affleck said, laughing, alluding to spy played by his close friend Matt Damon in that franchise. "Sure you can draw parallels with Bruce Wayne, but 'The Accountant' is a unique, unusual and very particular history," he reflected. "I think it's smart and provocative. He talks about people who are different and how parents, trying to protect these children, sometimes can end up making more damage," he said.
“The Accountant” That turn of the script, where the child with autism is trained to solve potential conflicts through violence, it was a provocative idea that attracted Affleck: "It broke my heart," he admitted.
"As a parent, every day I face several dilemmas about what is best to raise my children. At every moment, there is a crossroads and we all can make mistakes. We want the best for them, but you go by their vulnerability and your fear because I happen to them something, "he said.!
The cast of the film, Release October 14, complete with Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jean Smart, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow. Asked about the possibility that this is the first Hollywood film about an autistic hero, Affleck said that during their preparation met people with Asperger syndrome "with great ingenuity, very sharp, intelligent and sharp observations," qualities that would move his character in the film.