The film played very well at Berlin and SXSW and is being released by Revolver here in the UK on the 13th of July. The film is the feature debut from writer/director Thomas and she has a nicely eclectic cast with Rory Culkin, Julie Garner and Billy Zane thrown into the mix.
A synopsis wouldn’t go amiss right about now, eh?
Rachel (Julia Garner) is a rambunctious teenager from a fundamentalist Mormon family in Utah. On Rachel’s 15th birthday, she discovers a forbidden cassette tape with rock music on it. Having never heard anything like it, Rachel has a miraculous experience.
Three months later, Rachel turns up pregnant and claims to have had an immaculate conception from listening to the music. Rachel’s parents arrange a marriage for Rachel, but Rachel runs away to the closest city, LAS VEGAS, to search for the man who sings on the cassette tape, thinking he has something to do with her mysterious pregnancy…
Here’s the poster – get clicking to love it large,
And, because we like to spoil you, here’s a trailer to complete your day,