Wendy and lucy” takes place mainly outdoors and registers the natural beauty of the pacific northwest with unostentatious affection. Wendy, a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, lucy already perilously close to losing everything, wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested for shoplifting dog food when she posts bail and returns to retrieve lucy ,. Kelly reichardt's wendy and lucy is another illustration of how absorbing a film can be when the plot doesn't stand between us and a character there is no timetable here nowhere wendy came from, nowhere she's going to, no plan except to get her car fixed and feed her dog played by michelle. 35mm print wendy carroll (michelle williams) is driving to alaska with her dog, lucy, in hopes of a summer of lucrative work at a fish cannery and the start of a new life when her car breaks down in oregon, however, the thin fabric of her financial situation comes apart, and she confronts a series [. Wendy and lucy summary of box office results, charts and release information and related links. Indie director kelly reichardt makes films about youngish, poorish people with wanderlust but the stories she tells, and the characters she creates, are so low- key as to be tales of wanderlike. Wendy (williams in a piercingly understated performance), a taciturn loner accompanied by her dog lucy, is headed to alaska on the trail of a vague hope (“ i hear they need people”), living out of her beat-up honda accord, nursing a meager bankroll, and collecting tin cans to raise cash her modern-day frontier odyssey.
The latest example is wendy and lucy, which tells the story of a struggling young woman trying to make it to alaska, so she can reach her idea of employment nirvana: a job in a fish-canning factory wendy and lucy shows all this and, with an uncanny prescience, presents it at precisely the moment. Wendy and lucy is a 2008 american drama film directed by kelly reichardt reichardt and jon raymond adapted the screenplay from his short story train choir the film stars michelle williams as wendy, a vagrant who searches for her lost dog, lucy it had its world premiere at the 2008 cannes film festival and was. At the beginning of kelly reichardt's deeply affecting wendy and lucy, a young woman, en route to alaska in hopes of getting a job, stalls out in small-town oregon soon enough, it becomes clear that she's little more than a busted timing belt away from utter ruin without putting too fine a point on it,. Old joy director kelly reichardt crafts this intimate tale of wendy, an alienated indiana woman who packs up her car and sets her sights on alaska, but finds herself stranded in a small oregon town with no money and only her faithful dog, lucy, to keep her company when wendy realizes that there's nothing keeping her in.
Certain women: kelly reichardt's america past film acmi in association with united states consulate general melbourne present wendy and lucy m coarse language michelle williams goes on an existential journey in her first collaboration with filmmaker kelly reichardt 23 apr - 30 apr 77 mins full $18 concession. Wendy and lucy synopsis a woman confronts a series of increasingly dire economic decisions read full synopsis cast + crew kelly reichardt director michelle williams wendy john robinson andy will oldham icky will patton mechanic larry fessenden man in park walter dalton security guard lucy the dog.
“you could say we had limited means,” wendy and lucy” director kelly reichardt laughs when asked about her film's production restraints “the production is a lot like wendy's situation, where it's just super precarious and if anything fucks up, we're pretty screwed one mishap could bring the whole house. Director kelly reichardt's (old joy) latest low-budget award contender, wendy and lucy, morphs the typically man-made adventure into a day-in-the-life with wendy (michelle williams), a young indiana gal heading to the far-west reaches of pre-palin alaska for potential employment without much save a. While the past decade has ushered in a whole roster of innovative american indie filmmakers, few bodies of work are so consistently first-rate as that of kelly reichardt quietly and steadily, her name has become a shorthand for a particular brand of filmmaking that interrogates america's past and present. Wendy (michelle williams) walks with her dog lucy, the camera tracking from a distance she throws a stick, lucy brings it back, and they enjoy the sunny, easy motion of a day in rural oregon when lucy rushes ahead, wendy follows, calling : loo, she calls out, her voice high and musical finding her at.
Wendy and lucy is a love story, but not of the conventional sort it's about how the vagaries of fate can sabotage a seemingly bright future and tear apart two dear companions it's about the desperate search of one to find the other in a place. Watch movies and indie films online stream right to your tv via roku or chromecast & many other devices like ipad, iphone, android, kindle fire start your free trial today. Kelly reichardt's wendy and lucy (2008) is a film in which locations and space play a pivotal role the film centers on wendy (michelle williams. The raves are rolling in for kelly reichardt's second feature, “wendy and lucy,” which opens today at film forum (it's got a ninety-two per cent rating from rotten tomatoes, as well as praise from a o scott at the new york times and j hoberman at the village voice) this carefully observed drama stars michelle williams.
2 mars 2009 regardez la bande annonce du film wendy et lucy (wendy et lucy bande- annonce vo) wendy et lucy, un film de kelly reichardt. Synopsis wendy carol is driving to ketchikan, alaska, in the hopes of a summer of lucrative work at the northwestern fish cannery, and the start of a new life with her dog, lucy when her car breaks down in oregon, however, the thin fabric of her financial situation comes apart, and she confronts a series of increasingly.
Michelle williams (brokeback mountain) is impressively restrained as wendy, a young homeless woman who's living in her car with her beloved mutt, lucy after the car breaks down in an oregon hick town, she makes the mistake of tying lucy up outside a grocery store before going in to shoplift, and when she gets busted. Based on a short story by jon raymond, wendy and lucy chronicles the journey of mary carroll (michelle williams), an alienated women who sets her sights on alaska in hopes of starting a new life with her dog, lucy several obstacles impede her progress, forcing her to confront her increasingly dire.
Wendy (michelle williams) is trying to get to alaska with her beloved dog lucy one morning, after a rest in oregon, her car will not start and she is arrested trying to shoplift dog food the police force her to leave lucy behind, and when she returns later that day lucy is gone eventually, the pound gets a message to wendy. Lucy is the dog wendy (michelle williams) is her owner, a 20-something urchin chasing dreams of economic stability in alaska and trying to cross the country in a shaky car with her canine companion and a precariously small amount of cash in a money belt when a series of misfortunes strands the pair in. Kelly reichardt's film about a young woman on the edge of poverty is composed in the classic indie-sundance idiom of reticent performance, affectless dialogue, stonewashed colour photography and plain, sans-serif lettering on the credits michelle williams plays wendy, who is desperately driving up to. The lateral pan 50 minutes into wendy and lucy kills me the 2008 movie follows a simple enough story: girl and dog travel through a train-yard town, girl's car breaks down, girl loses dog, girl finds dog in a better situation, girl leaves alone on a freight train it is one in a series of stories from the.