R | | Comedy, Drama
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
7 August 2016 | Jeremy Balliston
9 | Ben and Civil Disobedience. An interesting take on checking out on society. With a top layer of dealing with hardship and what it means to live the good life
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if ...
Filmed in Albuquerque and Las Cruces, New Mexico and Lake Stevens, Washington.
Today, the boy is dead. And in his place... is a man.
After Rellian goes to live with his grandparents, Ben's daughter hurts herself climbing the roof. Ben takes the kids to their grandparents house to live as a result. On screen, Rellian enters with them as Ben leads them all in, suggesting he's never been there before. This could be seen as inaccurate, since Rellian had already been living there at this point, however as they all came from the hospital together they could easily all be marched in by the dad together into the house.
$93,824 (USA) (10 July 2016)
$5,875,006 (USA) (23 October 2016)
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