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 ...
Director Matt Ross had the actors who portrayed the six kids sign a contract promising that they wouldn't eat sugar or junk food for the duration of the filming.
Today, the boy is dead. And in his place... is a man.
When the family visit Leslie's grave, there is already a tombstone in situ. In reality, a tombstone is usually not carved and erected until months after a burial.
$93,824 (USA) (8 July 2016)
$5,875,006 (USA) (21 October 2016)
Dive deep into IMDb Picks, Amazon Originals, and more.