Hail (2011)

Director: Amiel Courtin-Wilson
Cast: Daniel P. Jones, Leanne Letch
Part of: /slash Filmfestival

Danny (Daniel P. Jones) was just released from prison and surprises his girlfriend Leanne (Leanne Letch) who is more than overjoyed that he is free again. They live through a short period of everything going right – with their relationship and Danny finding a job. But it all starts to crumble quickly and ends in quite a mess.

Hail is an artsy film, and if you heard artsy in a deragatory inflection, you heard in the tone I meant it. It’s boring, the camera work is annoying and it just tries way too hard to be deep.


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