...and the winners are...: Styx
Tue Oct 22: 6.30pm
Germany & Austria
A self-assured doctor (Susanne Wolff) goes on a solo yachting trip in the Atlantic and discovers the limits of her resourcefulness upon encountering a refugee-packed vessel thats rapidly taking on water. Director Fischers steady hand powers this tumultuous, sociopolitical thriller on the open water, exploring the topic through a lens that examines both personal and ethical facets while also implicating corporations and nations of privilege for their inaction in the face of a crisis that grows larger every day.
Content warning: Contains scenes of intense violence.
This is All Is Lost with a spinning moral compass and a topical dimension that proves even more gripping than its brilliantly achieved, visceral action. Jessica Kiang, Variety
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122