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After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival last year, followed promptly by a successful festival run around the country, “Bob and The Trees” will be opened up for public consumption next week. Indiewire has the exclusive trailer, which you can check out above.
The film follows the daily struggles of its title character, a 50-year-old logger with a soft spot for golf and gangsta rap. Working mostly with non-actors and shot during the polar vortex in rural Massachusetts, director Diego Ongaro creates the perfect environment to capture Bob’s cold, dark descent as the family business begins to unravel.
“Bob and the Trees” will kick off a slate of screenings in select indie theaters in the U.S. starting with Portsmouth Music Hall on Friday, January 15th at 7PM. and will get a VOD release starting January 19.The film is available for preorder on iTunes as of today.
You can check out more about the film at its Facebook page.