New Mexico, sometime in the 50s: a phone operator and a radio DJ try to decipher mysterious sound waves that might be a sign of imminent alien arrival. A fantasy thriller by a young filmmaker who is already drawing comparisons to Spielberg. Audience Award, Slamdance 2019.Q&A with the actress Sierra McCormick on October 15th
A surprise hit and audience award winner at the latest Slamdance Festival, and recently shown at the TIFF’s Midnight Madness, The Vast of Night is THE breakout American movie on everyone’s lips. Sometime in the 50s, a telephone operator and a radio DJ in a small New Mexico town discover strange sound waves that might be coded messages from space. An enigmatic fantasy thriller that pays tribute to the paranoid movies of the 50s, its director is already drawing comparisons to Spielberg. Well...
| 90 minutes | 2019
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