The Public

6.4 / 172 votes

UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 22nd November 2019

Estimated UK DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date

March-May 2020
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Genre:

Drama

Language:

English

Runtime:

2 hours 2 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

In "the public" an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. The story revolves around the library patrons, many of whom are homeless, mentally ill and marginalized, as well as an exhausted and overwhelmed staff of librarians who often build emotional connections and a sense of obligation to care for those regular patrons. At odds with library officials over how to handle the extreme weather event, the Patrons turn the building into a homeless shelter for the night by staging an "Occupy" sit in. What begins as an act of civil disobedience becomes a stand off with police and a rush-to-judgment media constantly speculating about what's really happening. This David versus Goliath story tackles some of our nation's most challenging issues, homelessness and mental illness and sets the drama inside one of the last bastions of democracy-in-action: your public library.

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The Public Cast

Taylor Schilling

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Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

The Public

Jena Malone

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Date of Birth:

21 November 1984

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

The Public

Emilio Estevez

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Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

Unknown

Recent/Upcoming Films:

The Public

Christian Slater

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Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

The Public

Alec Baldwin

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Date of Birth:

3 April 1958

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

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Gabrielle Union

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Date of Birth:

29 October 1973

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

The Public

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