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1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Stranded at a remote farmhouse with no heat, no power and a dwindling food supply, the people of a yoga retreat face the possibility that they may not survive.

Cast: Lindsay Burdge , Paul Manza , Jennifer Kim , Samantha Jacober , Matthew Chastain , Kate Lyn Sheil , Benjamin Dickinson ,

Director: Benjamin Dickinson

Genres: Drama

First Winter (2012)

Release Date: January 1st, 2012|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 12
    Nick Schager Slant Magazine

    The film's interests are mainly relegated to wallowing in the frigid-starvation-suffering of its protagonists. show more

  • 91
    Eric Kohn indieWIRE

    Dickinson's hauntingly naturalistic look at disgruntled young adults trapped in the country following an urban disaster plays like "Martha Marcy May Marlene" transported to a post-apocalyptic survival narrative -- with lots of yoga and sex. show more

  • 90
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    The glue holding the film together is Adam Newport-Berra's elegant hand-held cinematography, which captures changing shades of winter and the frightened faces in natural light with an astonishing intensity. show more

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