American Dreams / International premiere

Uncertain Terms

  • Nathan Silver /
  • USA /
  • 2014 /
  • 74 mins

David Dahlbom, India Menuez, Cindy Silver, Gina Piersanti, Tallie Medel, Hannah Gross, Caitlin Mehner / Fiction / English

Young lives in turmoil in a film of inspired spontaneity Director Nathan Silver (Exit Elena, EIFF 2012) returns with another incisive, off-balance, semi-improvised account of Americans in search of redemption. At a rural halfway house for pregnant teenagers, new resident Nina (India Menuez) gradually becomes disaffected from her unemployed boyfriend while finding herself drawn to the home's temporary handyman, a strong, silent type whose marriage is collapsing. Beautifully observed and fiercely idiosyncratic, Uncertain Terms confirms Silver's growing status as a trailblazer of the new independent American cinema. [15]

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