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Krisha (2015)

Opens on September 3

Director: Trey Edward Shults Run Time: 81 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2016

Starring: Alex Dobrenko, Chris Doubek, Krisha Fairchild, Robyn Fairchild, Victoria Fairchild

Country: United States
Language: English

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About the film:

Tensions rise at a Thanksgiving gathering when a troubled woman reunites with the extended family that she abandoned years earlier.

Krisha is an exceptionally well done slow burn that ushers a striking new talent onto the film scene.”

—Josh Kupecki for Austin Chronicle

About the filmmaker:

Trey Edward Shults is an independent filmmaker whose debut feature, Krisha (2015), screened at the Cannes Film Festival. Krisha was based on a 2014 short of the same name which debuted at South by Southwest, where it received the prestigious Special Jury Award for Narrative Short Films. Shults decided to make a feature version of the film, using the crowd-funding website Kickstarter to secure the finances. Krisha premiered at the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival, where it took home the Grand Jury Award.

Shults’ subsequent work includes the features It Comes at Night (2017) and Waves (2019), which premiered at the Telluride Film Festival.

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