UW Cinematheque - Damien Chazelle
10 Cloverfield Lane | USA | 2016 | DCP | 105 min. Director: Dan Trachtenberg
Friday, February 09, 2018
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr. Regaining consciousness after a car accident, a woman (Winstead) finds herself handcuffed and trapped in a survivalist’s bunker. Her captor (Goodman) explains that he rescued her from the side of the road, and that he is keeping her safe in the midst of an apocalyptic attack. With smart direction, sly performances, and a screenplay (co-written by Damien Chazelle) packed to the brim with tension and twists.