|Release Date:||August 25, 2006|
|Running time:||76 minutes|
|Cast:||Daniel London, Will Oldham, Tanya Smith, Robin Rosenberg, Keri Moran|
|Producer:||Lars Knudsen, Neil Kopp, Anish Savjani, Jay Van Hoy|
|Writer:||Jonathan Raymond, Kelly Reichardt|
Web Site: http://www.oldjoymovie.com/
Description: "Old Joy" is the story of two old friends, Kurt and Mark, who reunite for a weekend camping trip in the Cascade mountain range east of Portland, Oregon. It is a minimalist story of friendship, loss and alienation in the Bush era. For Mark, the weekend outing offers a respite from the pressure of his imminent fatherhood; for Kurt, it is part of a long series of carefree adventures. As the hours progress and the landscape evolves, the twin seekers move through a range of subtle emotions, enacting a pilgrimage of mutual confusion, sudden insight, and recurring intimations of spiritual battle. When they arrive at their final destination, a hot spring in an old growth forest, they must either confront the divergent paths they have taken or somehow transcend their growing tensions in an act of forgiveness and mourning.
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