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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Michael Shannon
Jessica Chastain
Shea Whigham
Directors
Jeff Nichols
Screenwriters
Jeff Nichols
Running Time
120 minutes

Take Shelter
A storm is coming...


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Plot
Blue-collar worker Curtis LaForche (Shannon) lives with his wife Samantha (Chastain) and their young daughter in the suburbs of Ohio. A series of strange goings-on in the LaForche's home town seem to signify impending disaster. Curtis quickly starts stockpiling food but his paranoia soon frightens his family...


Verdict
Terrific. Michael Shannon delivers a fractured everyman who'll stay with you long after the final frame.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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