AFF Screens Redford’s All Is Lost
Ancaster Film Fest screens ALL IS LOST on Monday January 20th at 4:00 p.m. only at Ancaster Silver City. Doors open at 3:15 p.m. and the cost for non-members if $9.
Academy Award winner Robert Redford stars in ALL IS LOST, an open-water thriller about one man’s battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is damaged at sea. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee J.C. Chandor (Margin Call) with a musical score by Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros), the film is a gripping, visceral and powerfully moving tribute to ingenuity and resilience. The film has received numerous nominations for Redford’s performance and Ebert’s musical score. The film is quite unique it that it has only one character in one setting and almost no dialogue yet is extremely engaging.
Chandor’s attention to detail, and the expressiveness and utter believability with which Redford goes about the anything-but-mundane business of surviving, make All Is Lost a technically dazzling, emotionally absorbing, often unexpectedly beautiful experience. Ann Hornaday/Washington Post.
The ancient Greeks believed that character should be revealed through action. I can’t think of another film that has upheld this notion so thoroughly and thrillingly. There is certainly no other actor who can command our attention — our empathy, our loyalty, our love — with such efficiency. A.O. Scott/NY Times
In this film, however, he battles the elements and mortality with a thinking man’s resilience the equal of any astronaut, freighter captain or free man enslaved. That he fights fate on his own makes All Is Lost a signal film achievement and the capstone to a great star’s career. This is Ultimate Redford. Mary Corliss/Time
All proceeds will go to the Hamilton Out of the Cold Program. Proceeds for the previous screenings of $1000 was donated to the Hamilton Out of the Cold program.
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