Leave No Trace
Director: Debra Granik
Cast: Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard
109 mins, USA, 2018, PG
A self-sufficient father and daughter, live happily on the fringes of society.
Will, a war veteran suffering from PTSD, and teenager Tom, live in a vast park in Portland. When the authorities discover them social services intervene. Will quietly prepares for them to disappear but Tom is beginning to enjoy this world…
Enthralling with touching performances from McKenzie and Foster.
‘Debra Granik’s follow-up to Winter’s Bone is delicate family drama at heart’
-Tara Brady, The Irish Times
‘a film that never overwhelms but it lingers, leaving its mark on the viewer.’
-Tim Grierson, ScreenDaily
‘A father and his 13 year-old daughter are living in a paradisiacal existence in a vast urban park in Portland Oregon when a small mistake derails their lives forever….Captivating’
-David Edelstein, Vulture