30.09. - 09.10.2021

Take Shelter USA 2011 | 120 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Jeff Nichols

Jeff Nichols (*1978) is a director/screenwriter from Little Rock, Arkansas. His first feature Shotgun Stories (2007) won numerous awards; Take Shelter won the Critics Week's Grand Prix in Cannes 2011.

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Take Shelter follows Curtis LaForche, a working class husband and father, as he deals with the panic that arises from a series of terrifying dreams. For Curtis, these dreams are either harbingers of a supernatural storm, or early symptoms of something he’s feared his entire life. Curtis’ strongest, most immediate reaction is to protect his family, his wife Samantha and their six-year-old daughter Hannah. The question for Curtis becomes, what is he protecting them from, the storm or himself?

Original title: Take Shelter
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Jeff Nichols
Screenplay: Jeff Nichols
Cast: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham, Katy Mixon
Producer: Tyler Davidson, Sophia Lin
Director of Photography: Adam Stone
Music: David Wingo
Production Design: Chad Keith
Editor: Parke Gregg
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Ascot Elite Filmverleih GmbH
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Production: Low Spark Films


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