Leave No Trace
Director: Debra Granik
Section: World Cinema
Country: USA | Year: 2018
Language(s): English | Time: 109 mins
For years, a teenage girl and her veteran father have lived undetected in Forest Park, a vast woods on the edge of Portland, Oregon. When a careless mistake catches the attention of the authorities, the pair is removed from the park, forcing them to confront their conflicting desire to be part of a community and their fierce need for independence.
Debra Granik is a director and screenwriter whose 2010 film, Winter’s Bone, starred Jennifer Lawrence and was nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture. Her first film, Down to the Bone (2004), won Granik the Best Director prize at Sundance 2004.