Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (Bronson, Valhalla Rising) soars through the streets of Hollywood action film course which brings him starring Ryan Gosling. It plays a pilot of Los Angeles road. The character hiding a double life – stuntman by day, but the pilot sought to help the robbers escape from any trouble overnight.
Shannon (Bryan Cranston) is Ryan’s agent both during the day and at night. Like any mafia small, Shannon has a plan for Pilot: construction of a machine with which it can compete on a professional circuit. Apparently lone rider falls for his neighbor, Irene (Carey Mulligan), a vulnerable mother, dragged into a world of criminals with the return of her husband from prison, Standard (Oscar Isaac).
After a heist intended to pay his debts Standard, things get out of control and Ryan realize they must fight for the woman he loves. Now gangsters (Albert Brooks and Ron Perlman) no longer aimed only himself, but are from Irene and her son, once the pilot is forced to shift gears and go the opposite way.
“Race” was screenwriter Hossein Amini wrote the Oscar nominee for The Wings of the Dove, and adapted from the novel by James Sallis. The film was produced by Marc Platt of Gigi Pritzker, Michel Litvak, Adam Siegel and John Palermo.
The film enjoys an exceptional cast, including Ryan Gosling – nominated for an Oscar for The Notebook, Half Nelson, Blue Valentine, Carey Mulligan (An Education, Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps), Bryan Cranston – winner of three awards Emmy, Ron Perlman – Golden Globe winner, Christina Hendrix – Emmy nominated for her role in Mad Men, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks – Oscar nominee