A reclusive ex-soldier (Viggo Mortensen) is thrown into the woes of rebellion when he's ordered to escort a villager accused of murder to prison during the Algerian War. As their journey leads them through a deadly firefight between settlers and rebels, the two men on opposite sides of the conflict must join forces to survive in this adaptation of Albert Camus’ short story “The Guest."
"In the penetrating character study that is 'Far From Men,' existentialism has never felt more intimate." - Los Angeles Times
"A pair of flawless lead performances from Viggo Mortensen and Reda Kateb, 'Far From Men' is a quietly grand, beautiful film." - The Playlist
"Oelhoffen’s film proves a compelling portrait of individuals striving to cope with, and at least somewhat overcome, cultural dislocation." - Village Voice
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OPENING OCTOBER 23
Mesilla, NM (Fountain Theatre)
Film InformationLength: 101 minutes
Cast & CreditsDirector: David Oelhoffen
Based On: "The Guest," by Albert Camus
Original Music: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb
Screenwriter: David Oelhoffen