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UNITED STATES | 116 minutes | 2011

Curtis LaForche, a likeable family man mired in depression, is haunted by apocalyptic visions. His friends and his family history lead him to think he should get help, but he can’t stop himself from working on the bunker in his backyard. The second feature by Jeff Nichols, Take Shelter is a deep dive into eco-anxiety – before the term gained popular currency – and the difficulty of addressing the environmental catastrophe without indulging in climate-change denial or descending into madness. The film, built on breathtaking images, sparked a new round of environmental debate.

The screening will be introduced by Luc Ferrandez and followed by a discussion about eco-anxiety with Laure Waridel (eco-sociologist, co-founder of Équiterre, writer and speaker).

Presented by URBANIA

Grand Prize & FIPRESCI awards - Cannes Critics' Week

Sundance Film Festival


Tuesday October 15, 2019

Program #160
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Jeff Nichols

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distribution and credits

  • Camera Adam Stone
  • Editing Parke Gregg
  • Screenplay Jeff Nichols
  • Producer Tyler Davidson, Sophia Lin
  • Cast Jessica Chastain, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham
  • Artistic Director Chad Keith
  • Composer David Wingo

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