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On one level...a classic coming-of age tale; on another...a near perfect depiction of the emotional damage that can result from economic insecurity.
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We the Animals

With a screenplay by Dan Kitrosser and Jeremiah Zagar based on the celebrated Justin Torres novel, We the Animals is a visceral coming-of-age story propelled by layered performances from its astounding cast – including three talented, young first-time actors – and stunning animated sequences which bring Jonah’s torn inner world to life. Drawing from his documentary background, director Jeremiah Zagar creates an immersive portrait of working class family life and brotherhood.

"On one level... "We the Animals" is a classic coming-of age tale; on another, it's a near perfect depiction of the emotional damage that can result from economic insecurity." (Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times)

Played at

Monica Film Center, 9.07.18 - 9.13.18
NoHo 7, 8.31.18 - 9.06.18
Glendale, 8.31.18 - 9.13.18
Playhouse 7, 8.24.18 - 9.13.18
Rated R
Runtime: 93 min
Language: English
FEATURED REVIEW: Peter Debruge, Variety
Words matter. This week, the United States president called a woman a “dog,” in an attempt to reduce her to something contemptible and subhuman. Meanwhile, in the country’s most fortunate art houses, meticulously scripted, micro-budgeted Sundance discovery “We...