The exceptional indie film, Krisha, is celebrated on Episode 340 of the podcast. Among those on the podcast are [6 mins.] first time feature director Trey Edward Shults, the actress Krisha Fairchild, plus [1 hr. 2 mins.] supporting character actors Chris Doubek (returning to the show) and Bill Wise.
When Krisha shows up at her sister’s Texas home on Thanksgiving morning, her close and extended family greet her with a mixture of warmth and wariness. Almost immediately, a palpable unease permeates the air, one which only grows in force as Krisha gets to work cooking the turkey and trying to make up for lost time by catching up with her various relatives, chief among them her nephew, Trey. As Krisha’s attempts at reconciliation become increasingly rebuffed, tension and suspicion reach their peak, with long-buried secrets and deep-seated resentments coming to the fore as everyone becomes immersed in an emotionally charged familial reckoning.
The film, distributed by A24, will open in select cities on Friday, March 18th.
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