Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould and Jake Gyllenhaal appear in Wildlife by Paul Dano, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute. All photos are copyrighted and may be used by press only for the purpose of news or editorial coverage of Sundance Institute programs. Photos must be accompanied by a credit to the photographer and/or 'Courtesy of Sundance Institute.' Unauthorized use, alteration, reproduction or sale of logos and/or photos is strictly prohibited.
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Great Falls, Montana, 1960s. Sensitive, 14-year old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry who works on a golf course. When Jerry loses his job and his goal in life he leaves his wife and child behind and joins the firemen who fight a huge bushfire at the Canadian border. Joe is forced to become the man of the house and sees how his mother starts her own adventure, an affair with an older man. Carey Mulligan (Drive, An Education), Jake Gyllenhaal (Nocturnal Animals, Brokeback Mountain), Ed Oxenbould (Paper Planes) and Bill Camp (Mollys Game, Loving) play the lead roles in Wildlife. This movie is actor Paul Dano’s (There Will Be Blood, Little Miss Sunshine) excellent directing debut after the eponymous story by Richard Ford.
The film will play at the Louis Hartlooper Complex or Springhaver cinemas. Location and time to be confirmed.