How does a person deal with a profound loss? Is there a right way to tread the line of grief without being swallowed by it entirely? Would you act, in moments of darkness, the same way you think in moments of light?
Those questions and more look like they’ll be addressed when the film Woodshock hits theaters on September 15th of this year. It stars Kirsten Dunst in a role unlike any other she’s played before and it looks like she threw herself into it without question.
The synopsis for the film is as follows.
‘Woodshock is a hypnotic exploration of isolation, paranoia, and grief that exists in a dream-world all its own. Kirsten Dunst stars as Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.’
Woodshock is directed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy who are good friends of Dunst and also have a fashion label called Rodarte. While this film is their big debut, it’s a debut of Kirsten’s too; she’s played some incredible roles in her past, but this one looks to be the most hypnotizing by far.
Just by looking at the screen capture at the beginning of the trailer you’re a bit frightened and a bit intrigued as well. It’s one of those films that you’ve got to mentally prepare yourself for, much like Requiem for a Dream.
We anticipate finding out more about the film as the debut date draws closer, but we’ve already marked its release date on our calendars. Do you plan on seeing the film? Let us know.
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