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May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This screening is free for everyone!
In the Fireside Lounge! Union, Campus level
The expanses of the American West take center stage in this intimately observed triptych. Adapted from three short stories by Maile Meloy and unfolding in self-contained but interlocking episodes, the film navigates the subtle shifts in personal desire and social expectation that unsettle the circumscribed lives of its characters: a lawyer forced to subdue a troubled client; a wife and mother whose plans to construct her dream home reveal fissures in her marriage; and a night-school teacher who forms a tenuous bond with a lonely ranch hand, whose longing for connection delivers an unexpected jolt of emotional immediacy.
(Kelly Reichart, USA, English, 107min, 2016, Blu-ray)