99 Homes is an American Drama film set in Orlando, Florida where it depicts the life of an unfortunate evictee during the 2010 housing crisis in Florida. This film stars Andrew Garfield as construction worker Dennis Nash, who was left homeless after being evicted from his home by a real-estate broker, Rick Carver, portrayed by Michael Shannon.
After being forced to be out on the street, Nash, a young father was left desperate to keep his family safe from the danger of the streets. While Carver, the broker who kicked him out, taking the advantage of his situation, struck a deal with Nash and led him to the world of illegal and dangerous world of stealing and scamming from the banks and the government.
His newfound job made him money, and as he grew richer, Nash was eventually ordered to evict honest families from their homes, just like what happened to him. And as he keep his family and himself sheltered and safe, Nashâ€™s conscience costs him to feel remorseful and guilt-stricken.
This drama film was dedicated by director Ramin Bahrani to the late film critic Roger Egbert. Receiving positive reviews from critics, the castsâ€™ enigmatic performances was praised, and so was the filmâ€™s striking narrative. Aside from winning the Grand Prix at 2015 Deauville American Film Festival, the film was selected to be presented in 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Proving to be a critical success prior itâ€™s release and premiere at the Venice Film Festival on August 2014.