Sony Picture Classics/Hydraulx/Rei Capital/Grove Hill (Sophia
Lin & Tyler Davidson)
W: Jeff Nichols
DP: Adam Stone
Ed: Parke Gregg
Mus: David Wingo
Michael Shannon (Curtis LaForche), Jessica
Chastain (Samantha LaForche), Katy Mixon (Nat), Shea Whigham (Dewart), Kathy Baker (Sarah), Ray McKinnon (Kyle)
Curtis LaForche (Michael Shannon) experiences a series of
apocalyptic visions forecasting a destructive storm and prepares his family for the worst, but are his thoughts a prophecy or merely a figment of an imagination affected by mental
This ecological-minded Field Of Dreams focuses on the
relationship between Curtis and his family, particularly his wife, Samantha, who attempts to hold the unit together during this testing time.
The acting performances of Michael Shannon and Jessica
Chastain give a lot of weight to this small film, while the ending shot presents an almost bittersweet irony.