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.
The alternative lifestyle of the family seems very realistic in the film - this is actually a detail Viggo Mortenson especially paid attention to and questioned Matt Ross to make sure all the living components were accurate. Luckily for Matt Ross, ... ...
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.
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