Will (Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland.
Debra Granik’s Leave No Trace is a masterstroke of stoic intensity and a boiling pot of emotional performance from the two leads: in the ever so cleverly charismatic and convincing Ben Foster as Will, and the outstanding role of Tom by the reserve and emotionally compelling Thomasin McKenzie.
Granik continues her trend throughout her filmography – much like her