Wednesday, January 9

Staff Picks (past events)Repertory Series Archive(Some of) The Best of 2018

The Rider

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Double Feature with LEAVE NO TRACE

2018 • dir Chloé Zhao w/Brady Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lane Scott • 104 min • DCP

Dramatically blurring the lines between fiction and reality, Chloé Zhao’s miraculous film uses non-professional actors to tell a story about a talented young rodeo rider who suffers a traumatic brain injury and must decide whether to pursue his passion and face death or live a more mundane life to help support his family.

Staff Pick: Jessie

“‘The Rider’ reinvigorates tropes from the western genre of men, horses, honor codes and vast expanses of nature with a refreshing lack of sentimentality, without sacrificing their inherent lyricism and poetry.” – Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

“Zhao turns material that might have been treacly and simple-minded into an allegory of male identity…with the quality of myth.” – Peter Keough, Boston Globe


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