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Nov. 30, 7:45, Quadra Community Centre
General · 12th November 2018
Friday Flicks
On November 30th at Quadra Community Centre, Friday Flicks presents Leave No Trace.
Leave  No  Trace is  the  latest  haunting  film  from  Debra  Granik  (the  Academy  Award-nominated Winter’s Bone, Stray Dog, Down to the Bone), a moody, mysterious, and  mesmerizing exploration of an unexpected existence on the edge. A  teenage  girl,  Tom  (breakout  newcomer  Thomasin Harcourt  McKenzie),  and  her  veteran  father Will  (Ben  Foster of Hell  or  High  Water and The  Messenger)  have  lived  undetected  for  years  in  Forest Park,  a  vast  woods  on  the  edge  of  Portland,  Oregon.  A chance  encounter  leads  to  their  discovery and removal from the park and into the charge of a social services agency. They try to adapt to their new  surroundings, until a  sudden  decision  sets  them  on  a  perilous  journey  into  the  wilderness seeking complete independence and forcing them to confront their conflicting desire to be part of a community and fierce need to live apart.

"Once again, Granik introduces us to a kind of family that cinema rarely captures believably, and she does so with a style that's both lyrical and realistic at the same time, anchored by a pair of unforgettable performances." - Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com