‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ star Isaac tapped another retro role

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On the heels of his critically-acclaimed star turn in “Inside Llewyn Davis,” Oscar Isaac is joining Jessica Chastain in a film that also is set in New York — and only a couple of decades after the 1961 setting of the Coen Brothers’ movie about the ‘60s folk music scene.

“A Most Violent Year” will star Isaac and Chastain in a thriller set in the Big Apple during the winter of 1981 — statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history. The film will follow the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business — and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence and corruption of the day which surrounds them, also threatens to destroy them.

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