A life on the rundirected by and starring the two-time Academy Award winner Sean Pennhe arrives premiere on Sky on Wednesday 16 November, at 9.15 pm on Sky Cinema Due and Sky Cinema 4K, streaming on NOW and available on demand, also in 4K quality.
Based on the true story of the most notorious forger in American history, A life on the run traces the life of Jennifer Vogel over twenty years, as she faces adulthood, addressing the thwarted relationship with her beloved father, con man John Vogel.
To recount this complicated family relationship, Sean Penn plays with his children in the film Dylan Penn And Hopper Jack Penn, who play the roles of Jennifer and her brother Nick. The Oscar nominee completes the cast Josh Brolinthe two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butzit’s still Dale Dickey, Eddie Marsan, Bailey NobleAnd Katheryn Winnickas well as the very popular musical artist Jadyn Rylee in her first acting role.
Adapted from the book Flim-Flam Man: The True Story of My Father’s Counterfeit Life by Jennifer Vogel, from the screenplay by the Tony Award-winning playwright Jez Butterworth and from John-Henry Butterworth.
The plot of the movie
John Vogel is a maverick, emotional and extraordinary father who teaches his daughter Jennifer to live a life of risk and adventure. He’s exhilarating for a little girl. As he grows older, reality begins to eat away at his hero image. The far-fetched stories of him never come back, but the reckless consequences do. Jennifer builds a life of her own, away from her unstable childhood. But as John’s crazy plans continue to escalate, she can’t help but be drawn to her father and her most devastating adventure yet.