When You Finish Saving The World
Kamloops Film Festival
Tuesday, Mar 7th @ 7:00 pm
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Evelyn (Julianne Moore) has devoted herself to helping people in hard times, but she struggles to connect with her son Ziggy (Finn Wolfhard), an aspiring internet star oblivious to the problems of the world. As Evelyn attempts to become a parent figure to an unassuming teenager she meets at her shelter, and Ziggy fumbles through his pursuit of a brilliant and politically conscious young woman at his high school, this emotional comedy reveals a funny and sharply perceptive portrait of a mother and son who may seem at odds but who are more alike than either would care to admit.
Come early to support our Film for a Cause Charity: The Mustard Seed.
This film will be preceded by Secret Shopper from Christo & Emily Vutev (2nd Place Professional Winner at KISS 2022).
After the movie, head over to Underbelly by the Pig for our Whiskey-ing Discussion to talk all about When You Finish Saving the World, or hear about Empire of Light. Space is limited so make sure you have your Whiskey-ing Discussion tickets!
“EISENBERG BRINGS A STRONG SENSE OF STYLE TO HIS DEBUT”
– Ross Bonaime, Collider
“WOLFHARD…IS PARTICULARLY IMPRESSIVE IN HIS BEST PERFORMANCE THUS FAR.”
– Andrew Parker, The Gate
“CURATES A UNIQUELY RAW HUMANNESS THAT DOESN’T GLORIFY ITS CHARACTERS BUT AIMS TO UNDERSTAND THE ROOT OF THEIR IMPERFECTIONS.”
– Danielle Kessler, Spectrum Culture
2022 Cannes Film Festival: Golden Camera Nominee
DIRECTED BY: Jesse Eisenberg
WRITTEN BY: Jesse Eisenberg
STARRING: Julianne Moore, Finn Wolfhard, Billy Bryk
GENRE(S): Comedy/ Drama
RUNTIME: 88 minutes
Rated 14A: coarse language