Leave No Trace
Running time: 108 mins
LEAVE NO TRACE is the latest haunting film from Debra Granik (the Academy Award-nominated Winter's Bone, Stray Dog, Down To The Bone), a moody, mysterious and mesmerizing exploration of an unexpected existence on the edge.
A teenage girl (breakout newcomer Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie) and her father (Ben Foster) have lived undetected for years in Forest Park, a vast woods on the edge of Portland, Oregon. A chance encounter leads to their discovery and removal from the park and into the charge of a social service agency. They try to adapt to their new surroundings, until a sudden decision sets them on a perilous journey into the wilderness seeking complete independence and forcing them to confront their conflicting desire to be part of a community and fierce need to live apart.
LEAVE NO TRACE stars Ben Foster (The Messenger, Hell or High Water), Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Changeover), Dale Dickey (Winter's Bone, Hell or High Water), Jeff Kober (Sully, Sons of Anarchy). Based on the novel "My Abandonment" by Peter Rock.