• The Song of Sway Lake (2018)

The Song of Sway Lake

Release Date: September 21st, 2018

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

After his father's suicide, a young record collector and his friend go to his family's lake house to claim a valuable jazz recording. While he is there, encounters with his estranged grandmother and a neighbor dredge up years of family suffering.

Cast: Rory Culkin, Robert Sheehan, Isabelle McNally, Mary Beth Peil, Elizabeth Peña, Jack Falahee, Brian Dennehy, Anna Shields

Director: Ari Gold

Genres: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Grack Films, The Orchard

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Film Threat

    The film’s absurdly strong performances, music, and aesthetics all bring to life a wonderful film you won’t want to miss. show more

  • 75
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    Bit actor and sometime director Ari Gold and his co-writer/collaborator Elizabeth Bull conjure up a warm, wistful movie about nostalgia itself — its traps, and its rewards. show more

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Narratively, The Song of Sway Lake doesn’t have much going for it but when it comes to capturing the tone of a specific locale, the approach of director Ari Gold is without peer. show more

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