James and Lily, estranged from society, live off the grid, raising their young daughter in a cocoon of comfort and sustainability. When a mysterious mass text ripples its way across the country, triggering a crippling, apocalyptic cyber attack, their home transitions from sheltered modern oasis to a fortress for the estranged old friends that show up at their door for protection and community. The unexpected reunion--abundant with revelry and remembrances, generously enhanced by organic wine and weed--is quickly undermined by the slights of the past, the spark of lingering flirtations and the threat of a locally grown new world order. Balancing tense confrontations with slivers of levity, director Denis Henry Hennelly pinpoints a future where ideology explodes into action in every area.
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When Laura is showing Hannah and Lev how to start a fire she places the burning kindling into the fire ring. As Hannah and Lev clap, you can see that the large log on the left is already burning with embers. See more
The system tells you three lies. It tells you that you're free. You're not. It tells you that you can change it from within. You can't. And if you try to change it from the outside, it tells the rest of the world you're a violent criminal.
Written by Dan Edinberg, Jeff Gitelman and Tim Walsh
Performed by The Stepkids
Courtesy of Stones Throw Records
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music See more