Cinematique Presents: "Prince Avalanche"

Aug 15, 2013

We’re pleased to present a film from North Carolina’s David Green (graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts; director of George Washington and All the Real Girls). Driven by striking performances from Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch, Prince Avalanche is an offbeat comedy about two men painting traffic lines on a desolate country highway that’s been ravaged by wildfire. Against this dramatic setting, beautifully shot by frequent Green collaborator Tim Orr, the men bicker and joke with each other, eventually developing an unlikely friendship. Funny, meditative and at times surreal, Prince Avalanche features a moving score by Explosions in the Sky and David Wingo, and was loosely adapted from an Icelandic film called Either Way. (Rated R, 1hr. 34min.)

September 16-18, 7:30PM

at Thalian Hall's Main Stage

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"Prince Avalanche is a work of eccentric but often profound beauty.” -The Washington Post