Upstream Color

Opens Friday, April 19
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1hr 36mins // directed by:Shane Carruth // featuring:Amy Seimitz, Shane Carruth

The second feature from director/star Shane Carruth (Primer), Upstream Color has already been hailed as one of the best films of 2013 after appearing at just a handful of festivals.

This intricate, romantic thriller follows two victims of a mysterious man who administers a concoction that uses a rare and special parasitic worm. He abducts Kris (Amy Seimitz) and submits her to a bizarre brainwashing regimen that includes passages from Thoreau’s Walden. Some time later she is released and realized that her whole word has fallen apart. After reconstructing her life she meets Jeff (Carruth) who may have actually gone through the same brainwashing regimen. They begin spending time tog