WHO’S IN IT?
Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Luce), Lucas Hedges (Manchester By The Sea), Taylor Russell (Escape Room), Alexa Demie (Mid90s), Renée Elise Goldsberry (The House with a Clock in Its Walls), Sterling K. Brown (Black Panther), Clifton Collins Jr. (Honey Boy), Vivi Pineda (Pain & Gain), Neal Huff (Moonrise Kingdom), Bill Wise (Boyhood), David Garelik (Mile 22), Ruben E. A. Brown (film debut), Harmony Korine (Kids)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Trey Edward Shults (It Comes At Night), director, writer, producer, editor; Kevin Turen (Assassination Nation) and James Wilson (You Were Never Really Here), producers; Trent Reznor (The Social Network) and Atticus Ross (Gone Girl), composers; Drew Daniels (All That Remains), cinematographer; Isaac Hagy (Medeas), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In South Florida, a suburban African-American family is presided over by the well-meaning but domineering patriarch Ronald (Brown), but begins to crumble apart in the wake of a tragedy…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Waves is a blistering, brutal and incredibly emotional portrait of a family in the midst of a crisis, filled with powerful performances and stern but nurturing filmmaking which should make people at the very least curious to see it.