The Mountain

Friday, July 26 - Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The Thu Jul 25 Q&A at 7:25pm will be moderated by journalist Joe McGovern.
The Fri Jul 26 Q&A at 7:25pm will be moderated by filmmaker Ari Aster (

Set against the 1950’s “golden age” of American male supremacy, an introverted young photographer (Tye Sheridan) joins a renowned lobotomist (Jeff Goldblum) on a tour to promote the doctor’s recently-debunked procedure. As he increasingly identifies with the asylum’s patients, he becomes enamored with a rebellious young woman (Hannah Gross) and lost in the burgeoning New Age movement of the west. Also starring Denis Lavant and Udo Kier.

  • Country USA
  • Running Time 106 minutes
  • Distributor Kino Lorber
  • Director Rick Alverson
  • Writer Rick Alverson, Dustin Guy Defa, Colm O'Leary
  • Editor Rick Alverson, Michael Taylor
  • Cinematographer Lorenzo Hagerman
  • Cast Tye Sheridan, Jeff Goldblum, Denis Lavant, Udo Kier, Hannah Gross
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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