The Mountain

Oct 25 to Oct 29
Friday to Tuesday 4:00, 8:15

Rick Alverson - 2019 - 106m

From the director of THE COMEDY starring Jeff Goldblum, Denis Lavant, Udo Kier and Tye Sheridan!

Set against the 1950’s "golden age" of American male supremacy, an introverted young photographer (Tye Sheridan) joins a renowned lobotomist (Jeff Goldblum) on a tour to promote the doctor’s recently-debunked procedure. As he increasingly identifies with the asylum’s patients, he becomes enamored with a rebellious young woman (Hannah Gross) and lost in the burgeoning New Age movement of the west. Also starring Denis Lavant and Udo Kier.

"A hallucinatory nightmare of loneliness, alienation, and Oedipal desire. Boasts shades of Stanley Kubrick and Yorgos Lanthimos even as it carves out its own peculiar, penetrating identity." – Nick Schager, Esquire

“A beautiful… singular portrait of America’s fractured identity.” – Eric Kohn, Indiewire

“Genuinely menacing. A near-hypnotic pall of strangeness.” – Guy Lodge, Variety

"Mesmerizing. Weirdly beautiful." – Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

"Brilliant, blistering." – Andrew Lapin, NPR

"Visually transfixing." – Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times

“Dark and visionary.” – Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

“Surreally gorgeous. Replete with unsettling, rewarding pleasures.” – Leonard Goi, MUBI

"Gorgeously rendered... an unsettling trip through the 20th century American psyche." – David Fear, Rolling Stone

“Shimmeringly surreal. Lanthimos meets Roy Andersson meets a heavy dose of lithium.” – Jessica Kiang, The Playlist

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