FIRST REFORMED

By Paul SCHRADER

ARCLIGHT FILMS - as SALES / PROD

Drama - Completed 2017

Ethan Hawke stars as a troubled clergyman who rediscovers his sense of purpose when he decides to undertake a dangerous mission against a congregation of corrupt big business interests.

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& Awards

La Biennale di Venezia - Venice FF 2017
Toronto - TIFF 2017
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    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 112 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Paul SCHRADER
    • Writer(s)
    • Paul SCHRADER
    • Producer(s)
    • Gary HAMILTON (Arclight Films), David HINOJOSA (Killer Films), Frank MURRAY, Christine VACHON, Victoria HILL
    • Synopsis
    • Ex military chaplain TOLLER is tortured by the loss of a son he encouraged to enlist, and struggles with his faith. A faith that's challenged after befriending a radical environmentalist, MICHAEL, and upon learning of his church's complicity with unscrupulous corporations.
      When Michael unexpectedly commits suicide, Toller decides to continue and set in motion Michael's perilous plan during a gathering of corporate heads at his church's historic reconsecration. A mission that may finally restore the faith and purpose he so longs for...
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