Starring Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal
Dir: Paul Dano
Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry,a housewife and a golf pro,in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job, and his sense of purpose, he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother's struggle as she tries to keep her head above water.
(First Feature competition London Film Festival 2018)
Fri 7th Dec 2pm
Wed 12th Dec 2pm
Thurs 13th Dec 7.30pm
Thurs 20th Dec 2pm