Programme 2018

First Reformed

Director: Paul Schrader

fiction

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: United States | Year: 2017

Language(s): English | Time: 114 mins

Synopsis

An ex-military chaplain, wrecked by grief over the death of his son, counsels a young parishioner and her radical environmentalist husband. He rediscovers his sense of purpose and embarks on a mission to right the wrongs done to so many.

Director's Bio

Paul Schrader is an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker. He has written screenplays for four Martin Scorsese films: Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and Bringing Out the Dead (1999). He has also directed 18 feature films, which have screened at numerous film festivals around the world.