Nov. 4, 2016
PROXY Fall Film Festival: Captain Fantastic
The PROXY Fall Film Festival presents five FREE Friday night movies outdoors at the PROXY Walk-in Theater.
Directed by Matt Ross, 2016 [R]
Best Director, Cannes Film Festival 2016
Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father (Viggo Mortensen) dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a journey into the outside world that challenges his idea of what it means to be a parent and brings into question everything he’s taught them.
Viggo Mortensen shines in a fearless and emotionally raw performance, and writer/director Matt Ross (who plays Gavin Belson in “Silicon Valley” and who lives in Berkeley) delivers a heartfelt lesson about humanity in this fiercely-original and visually-stunning film.