The premise of Locke requires a lead capable of carrying a film. Enter British actor Tom Hardy and his sturdy shoulders. He gives a tour-de-force performance as a man facing the consequences of a rash decision, while British writer-director Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) takes us on a tense, emotional and surprisingly cinematic journey.
Facing one of the biggest challenges of his career, construction worker Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) receives a phone call that requires him to drive from Wales to London. Over the course of one night he attempts to salvage his family, his job and his sense of self.