Debra Granik crafted one of the most impressive dramas with Winter’s Bone and now she returns with Leave No Trace.
Starring the criminally underrated Ben Foster, the film revolves around a soldier suffering from PTSD. To combat it, he and his daughter live in the forest away from society. When they are found, they have to assimilate back onto normal life.
Similarly to Captain Fantastic and The Glass Castle, the idea of nomad families have been explored. This, if at all possible, looks more poignant. We’re
Leave No Trace showcases at Sundance Film Festival this June.