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Take Shelter (24-Jan-2011)

Director: Jeff Nichols

Writer: Jeff Nichols

Music by: David Wingo

Producers: Tyler Davidson; Sophia Lin

Keywords: Drama

A man profoundly affected by premonitions of the Apocalypse pursues a course of preventative action at the potential expense of his family and community.

ABSTRACT
Curtis LaForche, a father and husband living a heretofore peaceful life with his family in north-central Ohio, finds himself plagued by traumatizing dreams of an apocalyptic event bringing "rain like motor oil" and a variety of societal ills. Consumed by his premonitions, Curtis -- who reveals in a counseling session that his mother suffers from paranoid schizophrenia -- grows possessed with a desire to build a shelter in preparation for Doomsday, threatening to tear his loving family and tight-knit community apart in the process.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kathy Baker
Actor
8-Jun-1950   Picket Fences
Jessica Chastain
Actor
29-Mar-1981   The Tree of Life
Lisa Gay Hamilton
Actor
25-Mar-1964   Rebecca Washington in The Practice
Katy Mixon
Actor
30-Mar-1981   Victoria Flynn on Mike & Molly
Michael Shannon
Actor
7-Aug-1974   Van Alden on Boardwalk Empire

CAST

Michael Shannon   ...   Curtis
Jessica Chastain   ...   Samantha
Shea Whigham   ...   Dewart
Katy Mixon   ...   Nat
Ray McKinnon   ...   Kyle
Lisa Gay Hamilton   ...   Kendra
Robert Longstreet   ...   Jim
and
Kathy Baker   ...   Sarah
Tova Stewart   ...   Hannah
Natasha Randall   ...   Cammie
Ron Kennard   ...   Russell
Scott Knisley   ...   Lewis
Heather Caldwell   ...   Special Ed Teacher
Sheila Hullihen   ...   Woman in Road
John Kloock   ...   Man in Road
Marianna Alacchi   ...   Bargain Hunter
Jacque Jovic   ...   News Anchor
Bob Maines   ...   Walter Jacobs
Charles Moore   ...   Man at Window
Pete Ferry   ...   Melvin
Molly McGinnis   ...   Janine
Angie Marino-Smith   ...   Kathryn
Isabelle Smith   ...   Sue
Tina Stump   ...   Nurse
Ken Strunk   ...   Dr. Shannan
Maryanne Nagel   ...   Insurance Agent
Hailee Dickens   ...   Pharmacist
Guy Van Swearingen   ...   Myers
William Alexander   ...   EMT
Joanna Tyler   ...   Attendant
Stuart Greer   ...   Army-Navy Dave
Jake Lockwood   ...   Andy
Kim Hendrickson   ...   Customer
Bart Flynn   ...   Dave
Nick Koesters   ...   Rich
Jeffrey Grover   ...   Psychiatrist

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