WHO’S IN IT?
Evan Rosado (film debut), Josiah Gabriel (Monsters and Men), Isaiah Kristian (film debut), Sheila Vand (A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night), Raúl Castillo (Special Correspondents), Terry Holland (The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jeremiah Zagar (In a Dream), director, writer; Daniel Kitrosser (film debut), writer; Andrew Goldman (The Cold Lands), Christina D. King (Up Heartbreak Hill), Paul Mezey (Maria Full of Grace) and Jeremy Yaches (In a Dream), producers; Nick Zammuto (film debut), composer; Zak Mulligan (I’m Not Me), cinematographer; Keiko Deguchi (Sleepy Heads) and Brian A. Kates (Killing Them Softly), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In upstate New York, Jonah (Rosado), Joel (Gabriel) and Manny (Kristian) are rambunctious young brothers living with their mixed-race parents (Vand and Castillo). As Joel and Manny begin to grow into versions of their volatile father, Jonah begins to imagine a more sensitive life for himself as he begins to discover, among many other things, his emerging sexuality…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A sensual tale of family and identity, We The Animals is brought with stunning vision by director Jeremiah Zager and some very naturalistic performances from its largely inexperienced cast.