Upon release from prison, a solitary man known only as “the Rambler” (Dermot Mulroney) embarks on a mysterious journey en route to reconnecting with his long-lost brother. Traversing treacherous back roads, lost highways, and isolated small towns, he unearths a multitude of bizarre and wickedly depraved slices of Americana.
In this expansion of his short film of the same name, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival in 2008, writer/director Calvin Lee Reeder absorbs the audience into his surreal universe, complete with a rich visual palette and an immersive soundscape. Anchored by Dermot Mulroney’s brilliantly laconic lead performance, ‘The Rambler‘ is a seminal road movie, filled with bizarre supernatural hallucinations, shocking episodes of violence, and enough dark humor that some twisted minds may even call it a comedy. No matter how you attempt to categorize this film, you’re not likely to find anything quite like it for miles around.
Official Selection – Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection – SXSW Film Festival
Official Selection – Maryland Film Festival
“Though Reeder shoots his film like a more traditional, “normal” indie movie, this thing is actually the screaming opposite of that. Truth be told, I feel like I need another viewing...” – Michael Tully, Hammer to Nail
“This film is a mash-up that in the end is completely its own creature” – Smells Like Screen Spirit
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Friday, June 7 – Thursday, June 13, 2013
IFP & reRun Theater present
@ reRun Theater
147 Front St.