This marks the second feature film from director R. Alverson. It stars Will Oldham, in his first leading role since Kelly Reichardt’s 2006 feature Old Joy, and Colm O’Leary (who co-wrote the film with Alverson).
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Alverson’s first film, The Builder, also starring Leary, marked Jagjaguwar’s first foray into releasing films.
The Builder is available on DVD now!