In director Patricia Rozema’s indie drama, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, Page and Wood play siblings who live in a remote forest as they struggle to survive the collapse of society.
An additional challenge for the actresses: carrying an entire film since by themselves. “We’re in almost every frame of it,” Wood said.
“It isn’t that easy always to have female-lead stories,” Rozema told The Wrap’s Steve Pond. “I’m kind of committed to that, to try to rebalance ever so slightly the history of cinema to give women some agency and not just be sidekicks or rewards for the guys.”
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