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USA
2011, 121 min

Section: Made in Texas: Tribute to Austin Film Society

  1P1 Friday 29/6 10:00 Pupp Cinema
  3L5 Sunday 1/7 16:30 Lazne III Cinema
  611 Wednesday 4/7 9:00 Grand Hall

Take Shelter is the Arkansas-born, Austin-based filmmaker’s rumination on an empire in decline and its shattering effects on masculinity. The film features one of the greatest career performances of Academy Award-nominated actor Michael Shannon, as well as a breakout role for the then-emerging actress Jessica Chastain.


Synopsis

Jeff Nichols, a filmmaker who is steeped in southern culture, has modernized what it means to be an American regional storyteller. Take Shelter is the Arkansas-born, Austin-based filmmaker’s rumination on an empire in decline and its shattering effects on masculinity. The film features one of the greatest career performances of Academy Award-nominated actor Michael Shannon, as well as a breakout role for the then-emerging actress Jessica Chastain. Jeff Nichols moved to Austin after university studies to pursue filmmaking and was the recipient of several Austin Film Society grants early in his career.

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About the director

Jeff Nichols (b. 1978, Arkansas, USA). Filmography: Shotgun Stories (2007), Take Shelter (2011), Mud (2012), Midnight Special (2016), Loving (2016)

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About the film

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Section: Made in Texas: Tribute to Austin Film Society
   
Director: Jeff Nichols
Screenplay: Jeff Nichols
Dir. of Photography: Adam Stone
Music: David Wingo
Editor: Parke Gregg
Art Director: Jennifer Klide
Producer: Sophia Lin, Tyler Davidson
Production: Hydraulx, REI Capital, Grove Hill Productions, Strange Matter Films
Cast: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham
Sales: FilmNation Entertainment
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