Captain Fantastic
First screened in July 2016
Director: Matt Ross. Cast: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Nicholas Hamilton, Shree Crooks, Charlie Shotwell, Frank Langella, Ann Dowd, Kathryn Hahn, Steve Zahn, Elijah Stevenson, Teddy Van Ee, Erin Moriarty, Missi Pyle, Trin Miller. Screenplay: Matt Ross.

Twitter Capsule: Libertarian/capitalist lifestyle duel, extreme on each side, with bipolar disorder serving as metaphor and ghost.

VOR:   May not wear its innovations on its hippie-print sleeve, but I'm impressed by its refusal to take dogmatic sides on the lifestyle and philosophical issues it raises.

Photo © 2016 Bleecker Street Media

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Cannes Film Festival: Best Director (Un Certain Regard)

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