Wildlike | Chicago Reader


104 minutes 2014

This low-key indie drama begins as a nightmare but transforms into a dream. A 14-year-old girl (Ella Purnell) arrives in Juneau to visit her uncle, but he turns out to be a pedophile. She escapes into the Alaskan wilderness, where she's forced to survive on her own. Eventually she latches onto a solitary hiker (Bruce Greenwood) in hope that he'll lead her to safety, and their journey takes them through spectacular landscapes, leading both characters to a sense of peace. Frank Hall Green, directing his own script, maintains a poker-faced perspective, offering no hints as to where the story might lead and allowing scenes to unfold casually. The epiphanies arrive unexpectedly and are delivered with admirable restraint.

Show Times

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Wildlike

Add a review


Select a star to rate.