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We The Animals

Documentarian Jeremiah Zagar moves into narrative features with this fluid, dream-like adaptation of Justin Torres’ autobiographical novel about a mixed-race family with three inseparable young sons in upstate New York. Lyrical, impressionistic, arrestingly beautiful and strongly performed, Zagar’s heartbreaking film – part coming-of-age story, part sexual exploration, part magical realism – explores the animalism of young children alongside that of violent, warring adults.