WHO’S IN IT?
Viggo Mortensen (Lord of the Rings), George Mackay (Pride), Samantha Isler (Home Run), Annalise Basso (Oculus), Nicholas Hamilton (Strangerland), Shree Crooks (American Horror Story), Charlie Shotwell (Man Down), Kathryn Hahn (Revolutionary Road), Trin Miller (The Invoking), Steve Zahn (Reality Bites), Elijah Stevenson (film debut), Teddy Van Ee (The Virgins), Erin Moriarty (The Kings of Summer), Missi Pyle (The Artist), Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), Ann Dowd (Compliance)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Matt Ross (28 Hotel Rooms), director, writer; Monica Levinson (Brüno), Jamie Patricof (The Place Beyond The Pines), Shivani Rawat (Trumbo) and Lynette Howell Taylor (Blue Valentine), producers; Alex Somers (Aloha), composer; Stéphane Fontaine (Rust and Bone), cinematographer; Joseph Krings (Towheads), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Ben (Mortensen) is raising his six children off the grid in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, when he receives the news that his wife has committed suicide. He decides to travel with his children to the funeral in New Mexico, despite warnings that he will be arrested and his children taken away from him if he shows up, and events surrounding the trip lead him to re-evaluate his childrens’ upbringing and future…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Viggo Mortensen shines as a father with some seriously unconventional fathering skills in this charming and uplifting family comedy-drama.