FILM TITLE: RUDDERLESS
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 13 L
DISTRIBUTOR: BLACK SHEEP FILMS
DIRECTOR: WILLIAM H. MACY
MAIN CAST: BILLY CRUDUP
ANTON YELCHIN
LANGUAGE: MODERATE IMPACT , FREQUENT
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: LOW TO MILD IMPACT ,ISOLATED
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: THIS IS A FILM ABOUT A FATHER WHO LOSES HIS SON DUE TO SUICIDE AFTER THE SON HAD KILLED FIVE OTHER PEOPLE. FILM SHOWS HOW THE FATHER USES MUSIC TO WORK THROUGH HIS GRIEF. THEMES ARE COMPLEX AND MATURE ,FILLED IN EMOTIONAL TONE WITHIN A DRAMA CONTEXT . THEMES REVOLVE AROUND GRIEF LOSING A CHILD ,LIFE AFTER SUCH A LOSS WHICH IS NEVER THE SAME AGAIN,DEALING WITH LOSS IN DIFFERENT WAYS ,GOING THROUGH THE VARIOUS STAGES OF GRIEF ,GUILT DIVORCE MOURNING ,ALCOHOLISM ,SUICIDE ,CAMPUS SHOOTINGS ,FATHER SON RELATIONSHIP POSITIVE THEMES OF MUSIC , MAKING GOOD MUSIC , USING MUSIC TO ESCAPE FROM YOUR PROBLEMS ,MUSIC HAVING SOME THERAPUTIC VALUE AND FORGIVENESS.