New Jerusalem

Unclassified 18+
Rick Alverson, 94 mins, USA, 2011, HDCam. Courtesy: Jagjaguwar Films.

New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem

Returning from service in Afghanistan, Irish immigrant Sean (Colm O'Leary) lands in a small American town where he attempts to start anew. Finding work in a local tyre shop, Sean is befriended by Ike (Will Oldham) who has all the energy and intensity of a man born again. A friendship slowly develops that is inexplicable to Sean but offers an anchor to civilian life.

Director Rick Alverson's sophomore film offers a piercing gaze on the certainty of personal beliefs and male bonds. Drawing on the screen presence of the two stars and a meditative neo-realist style, New Jerusalem is a beautifully rendered portrait of modern relationships.

"A hypnotic experience, one that'll bury itself into the brain and refuse to leave... This filmmaker is exactly what is needed in American underground cinema." - IndieWIRE

Dates   Fri 13 Apr 2012, 7pm

Sat 14 Apr 2012, 7pm

Sun 15 Apr 2012, 5.30pm

Mon 16 Apr 2012, 7pm

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