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3.6
394 Ratings

Leave No Trace

Directed by Debra Granik
United States, Canada, 2018
Drama

Synopsis

A father and his 13 year-old daughter are living in a paradisiacal existence in a vast urban park in Portland Oregon when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

Leave No Trace Directed by Debra Granik

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2018 | Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

Independent Spirit Awards

2019 | 4 nominations including: Best Supporting Female

National Board of Review

2018 | 2 wins including: Breakthrough Performance

There is a poetry to these films, and they provide a sense of sustenance and succor in increasingly uncertain times.
December 28, 2018
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Like Captain Fantastic from a couple of years ago, but with much more art, grace, and a sense of actual danger — perhaps because it is set among the homeless, perhaps because it was made by a woman — Leave No Trace restates the male Gen-X narrative of protecting children from the outside world and their eventual reintegration into it.
December 17, 2018
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Debra Granik (Winter’s Bone, Down to the Bone) doesn’t make a new movie very often, but when she does, she makes it right. There’s not an unneeded glance, frame, or line of dialogue in this story.
December 13, 2018
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