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3.7
456 Ratings

Ballast

Directed by Lance Hammer
United States, 2008
Drama

Synopsis

The Mississippi delta in winter provides the backdrop for this socially realistic drama from the USA’s south.

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Ballast Directed by Lance Hammer

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2008 | 2 wins including: Directing Award (U.S. Dramatic Competition)

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 | 6 nominations including: Best Feature

Village Voice Film Poll

2008 | Winner: Best First Feature

Critics reviews

Its claustrophobic domestic spaces and wide-open horizon lines make for thrilling viewing even as its tone remains hushed and mournful throughout.
October 18, 2018
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