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.
This is Viggo Mortenson's second time being nominated for the Academy award for best leading actor. Coincidentally he performs full frontal nudity both times. The previous nomination was for Eastern Promises (2007).
Today, the boy is dead. And in his place... is a man.
In the scene around the fire in the evening, the family faces the fire and holds up books to read. This would block the light from the fire, and the pages would be in darkness, meaning they'd be unable to read.
$93,824 (USA) (10 July 2016)
$5,875,006 (USA) (23 October 2016)