Ain't Them Bodies Saints is a 2013 American romantic crime drama film written and directed by David Lowery. The film stars Casey Affleck as Bob Muldoon, Rooney Mara as Ruth Guthrie and Ben Foster as Patrick Wheeler. Bob (Affleck) and Ruth (Mara) are a couple who get caught up in criminal activities and are caught, with Bob taking the blame and going to prison. The film follows the events after the criminal activities as Ruth gives birth to their daughter, and the two live comfortably. When the child is around 4, Bob escapes from jail and goes looking to reconnect with his family.
The film debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Cinematography Award in the U.S. Dramatic Category and nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. It was selected to compete in the International Critics' Week section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. It was released in theaters on August 16, 2013.
The film was met with positive reviews with critics praising its original take on the Bonnie and Clyde archetype, and commending its style and western iconography influences. It garnered numerous cirtical awards and nominations, being listed in the top ten films of 2013 by many domestic and international film publications.
Ruth Guthrie (Rooney Mara) is walking across a field and is followed by Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck). Bob tries to dissuade Ruth from leaving him to return to her mothers, but Ruth is adamant. She then reveals that she is angry at Bob because he supposedly told Freddy (Kentucker Audley) that he was going to 'strike out on his own'. Bob reassures her that this isn't the case, that he meant the both of them. They reconcile and Ruth reveals she is pregnant.