The Frontier (DVD)
Directed by Oren Shai
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Filmed in the California desert on Super 16mm, THE FRONTIER weaves elements of classic noir, American western, and the hard-boiled paperbacks of the ’50s to create a timeless world within which the film’s colorful characters roam. Shadowy, textured, and wonderfully lush, THE FRONTIER looks like it popped out of the front cover of a gritty paperback novel. A female drifter (Jocelin Donahue, The House of the Devil) discovers a violent gang of thieves at a desert motel run by a mysterious woman (Kelly Lynch, Drugstore Cowboy) and hatches a plan to escape with their stolen cash. An official selection of SXSW 2015, this riveting neo-noir keeps viewers guessing to the last exhilarating shot.
DVD Extras Include:
Audio Commentary by director/co-writer Oren Shai and co-writer Webb Wilcoxen, moderated by Shock Waves podcast’s Elric Kane
“The Stranger,” an interview with Jocelin Donahue
“The Law,” an interview with AJ Bowen
“The Heavy,” an interview with Jim Beaver
“8mm: Behind the Scenes of The Frontier”
Theatrical trailer, 5.1 Surround
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