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Leeds International Film Festival Submissions

The Retrieval with Director Chris Eska

Last night’s UK Premiere of The Retrieval with Director Chris Eska and Composer Jon Atwood was a huge success with LIFF27’s audience, and the film will recieve an additional screening at Everyman with both special guests in attendance today at 18:00. Tickets will be available from Everyman from 14:45. The Retrieval also screens on Sat 16 Nov, 20:00 @ Vue. Click here for tickets.

An unusually understated and powerful American indie, The Retrieval is a subtly nuanced character drama set on the outskirts of the U.S. Civil War. The story follows a fatherless thirteen year-old boy sent north by his bounty hunter gang on a dangerous mission to retrieve a wanted man. During their journey towards their reckoning, the initially distant pair develop unexpected emotional bonds. As his feelings grow, the boy is consumed by conflicting emotions and a gut-wrenching ultimate decision. The Retrieval overcomes a modest budget to explore a rich emotional drama that remains inaccessible to mainstream Hollywood.





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