On a remote wooded island, a young woman becomes caretaker to an old man in a vegetative state. Her isolated routine devolves into a struggle with sexuality, guilt and loss.
From first time writer/director Mark Jackson; taking place in the Pacific Northwest. We are essentially flies on the wall watching a young girl who has moved to a remote cabin in Washington to take care of a man in a vegetative state while his family is out of town. I loved this movie and it's hard for me to verbalize exactly why. Nothing really happens; there are long scenes with no dialogue and red herrings too numerous to count, but I was riveted by this film.
The film is quite minimalist, but it looks great and as you see this young lady deal with the isolation and the problems of her past, well it's just fascinating. I keep thinking about…