Trail & District Arts Council presents Sunday Cinema
Leave No Trace
Sunday, Oct.14, 4:30 pm
The Royal Theatre, Trail
War veteran Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland.
The film is directed by Debra Granik, director of the superb “Winter’s Bone”, and based on the novel “My Abandonment” by Peter Rock.
100% on Rotten Tomatoes
“…a deeply intelligent story of love and survival in the wild…” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
“Leave No Trace is one of the best films of 2018 and promises to make a star of McKenzie.” – David Sims. The Atlantic
Director: Debra Granik / Cast: Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard / Runtime: 109 mins / Country: USA / Language: English / Rating: General / Drama
Other films coming up this year:
21 October: Three Identical Strangers – In 1980, three strangers discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth, unlocking a secret.
28 October: The Children Act – As her marriage fails, a judge decides a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.
4 November: C’est la vie – A hectic wedding party held in a 17th century French palace comes together with the help of the behind-the-scenes staff.
18 November: The Miseducation of Cameron Post – In 1993 after teenage Cameron is caught in the backseat of a car with the prom queen, she is sent away to a treatment center called God’s Promise for gay conversion therapy.
25 November: Whitney – An amazingly in-depth documentary on the life and music of Whitney Houston.
2 December: Transit – When a man flees France after the Nazi invasion, he assumes the identity of a dead author then meets a young woman desperate to find her missing husband – the very man he’s impersonating.
9 December: Colette – Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.