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The Retrieval
Archived: The Retrieval (2013)

director: Chris Eska

composer: Matt Wiedemann, Yellow 6
With: Ashton Sanders (Will), Tishuan Scott (Nate), Keston John (Marcus), Bill Oberst Jr. (Burrell), Christine Horn (Rachel), Alfonso Freeman (Isaac), Raven Nicole LeDeatte (Abby), Jonathan Brooks (Royce), a.o.

duration: 94 minutes
Drama, Western

American Independent cinema
Film Fest Gent - The Retrieval

On the outskirts of the Civil War, 'The Retrieval' follows a fatherless 13 year-old boy sent north by his bounty hunter gang on a dangerous mission to retrieve a wanted man under false pretense. During their journay towards the unwitting man's reckoning, the initially distant pair develops unexpected bonds.


director: Chris Eska
composer: Matt Wiedemann, Yellow 6
producer: Jacob Esquivel
screenplay: Chris Eska
Editor: Chris Eska
Cinematography: Yasu Tanida
sound: Joey McKeel

production company: Arts Labor

More info

subtitles: Dutch subt.
Country: United States of America
year: 2013

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CHRIS ESKA: Doki-Doki (2003, short), August Evening (2007), Slacker 2011 (2011), The Retrieval (2013)

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
FPS: 24
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