SLOWGIRL by Greg Pierce
Directed by Jennifer King
January 23 – February 24, 2019
Slowgirl is the story of a teenager who flees the United States to her reclusive uncle’s retreat in the Costa Rican jungle to escape the aftermath of a horrific accident. The week they spend together forces them both to confront who they are as well as what it is they are running from.
“…the skillful pace of the revelations keeps the action engrossing and thought-provoking as it moves from the initial awkwardness into increasingly tense, emotional terrain, exploring questions of character and fate, the many ways tragedy can unmoor a life and the power of family to both wound and heal.” The Los Angeles Times
“[A] haunting two-hander…a genuine thrill.” Variety