American Dreams / International premiere

C.O.G.

  • Kyle Patrick Alvarez /
  • USA /
  • 2013 /
  • 87 mins

Jonathan Groff, Denis O'Hare, Corey Stoll, Dean Stockwell, Casey Wilson, Troian Bellisario, Dale Dickey / Fiction / English

Sexuality and religion come into conflict in the life of a smart young loner.

A funny and touching adaptation of humourist David Sedaris’s autobiographical essay. Escaping personal problems and trying to reinvent his life, sensitive young David (Jonathan Groff) travels from the east coast of the United States to Oregon, where he falls under the dubious mentorship of Jon (Denis O’Hare), an Iraq War veteran and born-again Christian who is trying to set himself up as a stone carver. A film of wry humour and sharp observation.

2013 Archive

Book Tickets

Want to save for later?

Login or Register to add this movie to 'My EIFF'. Build a list of all the movies you want to see during the festival and share it with your friends!

Comments

Login or Register to post / report comments

There are currently no comments.

2014 Festival Diary:
June

M T W T F S S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30

Click on a day to highlight movies on that day.

Share this page

Share this Film Festival page with your friends and family.

Find Films By Strand

EIFF is split into Strands. Use them to help find your films.

What are the strands?