Director James Gray, who explored the criminal underworld of Russian crime families in New York with his film "Little Odessa", returns to the New York dark side whith a film full of corruption and murder centering around the subway yards of New York City.
"The Yards" is the story of a young man who, after serving time in prison for something he didn't do, tries to get his life back together. His highly connected uncle gets him a job working in the subway yards where he is drawn back into the criminal life he wants to leave behind.
Film synopsis written for Film Scouts by Thom Bennett
Directed by: James Gray
Written by: Matt Reeves, James Gray
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Faye Dunaway, Charlize Theron, James Caan, Joaquin Phoenix, Ellen Burstyn, Robert Montano, Garry Pastore, Andy Signore
Original Music by: Howard Shore
Cinematography by: Harris Savides
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