“Rife with honest moments, spurred by Farmiga-the-filmmaker’s keen eye for shading various relationships in loving, authentic ways, the film transcends the specificity of its setting to evoke the joys and pains of everyday life, and the proverbial search for the meaning behind it.”
That’s how our very own Robert Levin describes Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut Higher Ground. Clearly he was one of the many who fell in love with it at Sundance earlier this year.
Now you have a chance to fall in love with it by checking out the trailer:
It looks like everything those featured quotes say it is. I can’t imagine it will be the easiest movie to watch, but it looks like one that will tackle mature themes with the directness they deserve.
Would you go see it?