Upstream Color featuring a discussion with Director Shane Carruth

Join Director Shane Carruth at the Music Box Theatre for a brief discussion following his new film Upstream Color

Opening exclusively in Chicago at the Music Box on April 12, Carruth’s new film, Upstream Color, is a gorgeous piece of filmmaking about two broken souls who share a unique bond.

On the opening night of the film’s regular run at the Music Box Theatre please join Carruth for a brief discussion following the 5pm screening. This is a last minute addition to the schedule and will not include a screening of Primer

Upstream Color will continue through April 19th, for more information on the regular run of the film, please CLICK HERE

Pricing

Tickets are $10 each and only include tickets to 5pm screening of Upstream Color with a discussion to follow featuring Director Shane Carruth.

Upstream Color

directed by Shane Carruth starring Andrew Sensenig, Shane Carruth, Amy Seimetz in English

Shane Carruth’s sensuously directed and much anticipated sophomore effort is a truly remarkable film that lies beyond the power of language to communicate while it delivers a cohesive sensory experience.

Kris is derailed from her life when she is drugged by a small-time thief. But something bigger is going on. She is unknowingly drawn into the life cycle of a presence that permeates the microscopic world, moving to nematodes, plant life, livestock, and back again. Along the way, she finds another being—a familiar, who is equally consumed by the larger force. The two search urgently for a place of safety within each other as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of their wrecked lives.

Shane Carruth’s sensuously directed and much anticipated sophomore effort (his feature debut, Primer, won the Sundance Film Festival 2004 Grand Jury Prize) is a truly remarkable film that lies beyond the power of language to communicate while it delivers a cohesive sensory experience. With its muscular cinematic language rooted in the powerful yearnings felt before words can be formed, Upstream Color is an entirely original, mythic, romantic thriller that goes in search of truths that lie just beyond our reach.

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