The Melbourne International Film Festival unveiled its 2019 program – the largest in its 68 year, history, featuring 259 feature films, and Lulu Wang’s The Farewell as closing night film.
Them That Follow (2019)
NAME OF FILM: THEM THAT FOLLOW
DIRECTOR(S): Britt Poulton, Dan Madison Savage
STARRING: Kaitlyn Dever, Walton Goggins, Olivia Colman
GENRE: Thriller Film
SYNOPSIS: In the mountains of isolated Appalachia exists a highly-patriarchal and rigid sect of Pentecostal snake handlers, including the devoted Hope (recent Oscar-winner Olivia Colman) and her husband Zeke (Jim Gaffigan), who are losing faith in their apathetic son, Augie (Thomas Mann, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl). Meanwhile, the sect’s zealous leader (Walton Goggins) has promised his daughter Mara (Alice Englert) to marry an eager apostle, but she’s hiding a secret that threatens to tear the community apart.
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