Take Shelter

Mental illness can be an incredibly difficult subject matter to portray in film; even if the screenplay is written with sincerity and a genuine sense of authenticity, a poor performance or misguided directorial choices can easily taint the whole endeavor. In Take Shelter, writer/director Jeff Nichols presents a sensitive and extraordinarily expressive profile...read more

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Take Shelter - Official Trailer
02:12 — Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
RCD - TIFF Screening
02:04 — Coverage of the screening of Take Shelter at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, as presented by Red Carpet Diary.
Take Shelter
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Featurette - Meet the Artists
02:44 — An interview with Jeff Nichols, the Director of Take Shelter which will premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Also, the first small bits of the (more…)
Sundance - Q & A V
03:18 — Part five of a question and answer session for Take Shelter at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
RCD - TIFF Interview - Jessica Chastain
03:38 — Interview with Jessica Chastain of Take Shelter at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, as presented by Red Carpet Diary.
Sundance - Q & A IV
03:01 — Part four of a question and answer session for Take Shelter at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
International Trailer
01:54 — International trailer for Take Shelter. Curtis lives in Ohio with his wife Samantha and daughter Hannah. When he begins having terrifying dreams abou (more…)
Sundance - Q & A III
03:04 — Part three of a question and answer session for Take Shelter at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Sundance - Q & A II
03:04 — Part two of a question and answer session for Take Shelter at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Trailer
02:07 — The trailer for Take Shelter. Curtis LaForche lives in a small Ohio town with his wife Samantha and six-year-old daughter Hannah, who is deaf. Curtis (more…)
RCD - TIFF Interview - Jeff Nichols
03:51 — Interview with Jeff Nichols of A Dangerous Method at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, as presented by Red Carpet Diary.
Sundance - Q & A I
03:01 — Part one of a question and answer session for Take Shelter at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
RCD - TIFF Interview - Michael Shannon
03:21 — Interview with Michael Shannon of A Dangerous Method at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, as presented by Red Carpet Diary.

Cast & Details

  • Released: 2011
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Mental illness can be an incredibly difficult subject matter to portray in film; even if the screenplay is written with sincerity and a genuine sense of authenticity, a poor performance or misguided directorial choices can easily taint the whole endeavor.… (more)

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