(as themselves) Dennis Dean, Lynn Henry, Anne Kincer, Reggie Kincer, Gary Schwartz
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Lance Oppenheim (film debut), director, producer, editor; Darren Aronofsky (Jackie), Simon Horsman (The Bye Bye Man), Kathleen Lingo (Father Soldier Son), Melissa Oppenheim (film debut), Jeffrey Soros (Shirley) and Pacho Velez (Bastards of Utopia), producers; Ari Balouzian (Along Recovery), composer; David Bolen (Soni), cinematographer; Daniel Garber (Cam), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the Central Florida retirement community of The Villages, which brands itself as a blissful utopia for elderly citizens, four residents and one interloper find that they are unable to find happiness within the pre-packaged paradise, and slowly uncover the truth behind its operations…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
First-time feature filmmaker Lance Oppenheim – with help from producer Darren Aronofsky – pulls back the curtain on the “Disneyland for Retirees” in this colourful, often surreal documentary that highlights the manufactured nature of seemingly-perfect retirement communities.