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We the Animals USA 2018 | 94 min | OV | Colour | FF 2018

Jeremiah Zagar

JEREMIAH ZAGAR (*1981) was nominated for an Oscar for his first documentary In a Dream (2008). We the Animals is his debut feature.

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This dream-like coming-of-age drama based on Justin Torres‘ novel We The Animals won the Next Innovator Award at Sundance. Brothers Manny, Joel and Jonah are inseparable. They stand together like rocks in the constantly changing currents of their parents' on/off relationship that is now threatening to fall apart completely. While his brothers increasingly take on characteristics of their irascible father, Jonah, the youngest, tries to deal with his budding sexuality. He senses that he is different to his environment – and disappears into a parallel world which blurs the borders between the real and the fantastic.
Orig. Title: We the Animals
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Transatlantic
Director: Jeremiah Zagar
Screenplay: Dan Kitrosser, Jeremiah Zagar, based on the novel by Justin Torres
Cast: Evan Rosado, Isaiah Kristian, Josiah Gabriel, Raul Castillo, Sheila Vand
Producer: Jeremy Yaches,Christina D. King,Andrew Goldman,Paul Mezey
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Nick Zammuto
Camera: Zak Mulligan
Set Designer: Katie Hickman
Cutter: Keiko Deguchi, Brian A. Kates
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Format: dcp
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Production: Cinereach, Public Record
contact: Danny Gusman, The Exchange: danny@theecxchange.ws