Keswick Film Club - The Retrieval

Friday 27th February 5:30 PM

The Retrieval 

Director: Chris Eska Country: USA
Cert: 18 Year: 2013 Length: 92 mins
The Retrieval

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Score: 63.1% Attendance: 86

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Synopsis

Set during the American Civil War, The Retrieval tells the story of three Afro-Americans and what they had to do in order to survive. This is a meticulously shot period drama that eschews battle scenes in favour of character development and is all the more powerful for it.

Thanks to Chris Eska

Critics

open_quote This is a remarkable little film, a marvel of American indie filmmaking and of stories typically overlooked. See it close_quote Flick Philosopher


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