The Mountain

Directed by Rick Alverson

Year: 2019
Running Time: 106
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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The Mountain

Cast
Tye Sheridan
Denis Lavant
Udo Kier
Hannah Gross
Jeff Goldblum

Crew
Directed by Rick Alverson


Set against the 1950’s "golden age" of American male supremacy, an introverted young photographer (Tye Sheridan) joins a renowned lobotomist (Jeff Goldblum) on a tour to promote the doctor’s recently-debunked procedure. As he increasingly identifies with the asylum’s patients, he becomes enamored with a rebellious young woman (Hannah Gross) and lost in the burgeoning New Age movement of the west. Also starring Denis Lavant and Udo Kier.

Reviews

“A beautiful… singular portrait of America’s fractured identity.”

“Genuinely menacing. A near-hypnotic pall of strangeness.”

"A hallucinatory nightmare of loneliness, alienation, and Oedipal desire. Boasts shades of Stanley Kubrick and Yorgos Lanthimos even as it carves out its own peculiar, penetrating identity."

“Shimmeringly surreal. Lanthimos meets Roy Andersson meets a heavy dose of lithium.”

“Dark and visionary.”

“Surreally gorgeous. Replete with unsettling, rewarding pleasures.”



Awards

  • Official Selection – Venice Film Festival

  • Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival

  • Official Selection – SXSW

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Alamo Drafthouse Omaha Omaha 1568606400September 16, 2019
Byrd Theatre Richmond 1567915200September 8, 2019
Austin Film Society Austin 1567828800September 7 - September 9, 2019
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts Grand Rapids 1567742400September 6, 2019
Northwest Film Forum Seattle 1567137600August 30 - September 5, 2019
Oklahoma City Museum of Art Oklahoma City 1566532800August 23 - August 25, 2019
Malco Powerhouse Cinema Grill Memphis 1566360000August 21, 2019
Nightlight Cinema Akron 1565928000August 16 - August 22, 2019
The Broadway Theatre Saskatoon 1565928000August 16 - August 27, 2019
Belcourt Theatre Nashville 1565928000Coming Soon
Landmark Shattuck Cinemas Berkeley 1565323200August 9 - August 15, 2019
Landmark Opera Plaza Cinema San Francisco 1565323200August 9 - August 15, 2019
Sie Film Center Denver 1565323200August 9 - August 15, 2019
Plaza Theatre Atlanta 1565323200August 9 - August 15, 2019
Parkway Theatre Baltimore 1565323200August 9 - August 15, 2019
Regal Downtown West Cinema Knoxville 1565323200August 9 - August 15, 2019
Harkins Shea 14 Scottsdale 1564718400August 2 - August 8, 2019
Santa Barbara International Film Festival / Riviera Theatre Santa Barbara 1564718400August 2 - August 8, 2019
Cinemapolis Ithaca 1564718400August 2 - August 8, 2019
Regal Fox Tower Portland 1564718400August 2 - August 8, 2019
Landmark Ritz Five Philadelphia 1564718400August 2 - August 8, 2019
Landmark Nuart Theatre Los Angeles 1564113600July 26 - August 1, 2019 • Q&As with Jeff Goldblum + Rick Alverson!
IFC Center New York 1564113600July 26 - August 1, 2019 • Q&As with Jeff Goldblum + Rick Alverson!
BAMCinemafest Brooklyn 1561089600June 21, 2019


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