From the director of “Blue Valentine” comes the movie “The Place Beyond the Pines,” which is about the incredible bond a father and son share. Luke, a traveling motorcycle stunt performer, happens to be in New York, where his former love, Romina, has given birth to their son, Jason, while Luke has been away. Luke has decided to forfeit his long time dream of being a stunt performer to take care of the love of his life and his son.
In order to make ends meet, Luke takes a job as a car mechanic working for Robin, who discovers Luke’s extraordinary abilities and tries to persuade him to be his partner in crime with bank robberies. Before long, Luke becomes the target of the law by Avery Cross, who works for a local police department, ran by shady lead detective Deluca. As Avery begins his life with his wife and his new born son AJ, he realizes that after a confrontation with Luke, history will repeat itself in the next generation. Jason and AJ share a bond that can never be broken.