Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston , Albert Brooks and Ron Perlman. Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Library Call Number: Pm1995.9.A3D75 2012.
on a book by the author James Sallis, Gosling stars as a Hollywood stunt driver
who moonlights as a wheel man for armed robbers. A loner without a name, the Driver has only
one friend, a man named Shannon who owns an auto shop and has a line on armed
robberies where the crew needs a getaway driver.
Driver eventually becomes involved with a woman who lives in his apartment
building with her one-year old son, while her husband serves out a prison
term. When he’s released, the husband is
told he needs to pay off a gang who protected him inside the prison. Against his better judgment, the Driver
agrees to help him rob a pawnshop. But
when the job goes wrong, the bad guys come after the ex-con’s wife and child
and the Driver has to protect them any way he can.