The Automatic Hate

Thu 7 July / Cinemobile / 22.152016 / USA / 97min View full programme archiveView all 2016 World Cinema titles

“The family you never knew you had turns out to be the family you may wish you never met in this arresting, skillfully directed seriocomedy.” — Variety

When Davis Green’s alluring young cousin Alexis appears on his doorstep one night, he discovers that a side of his family has been kept secret for his entire life. Against his father’s wishes, he travels to rural upstate New York to meet his other cousins.

As he and Alexis attempt to reunite their families, they try to uncover the shocking secret that tore their families apart, whilst wrestling with a taboo attraction to each other.

Official selection: Seattle IFF 2015
Official selection: Busan IFF 2015

Director Justin Lerner will attend.

Director Justin Lerner
Cast Joseph Cross, Adelaide Clemens, Deborah Ann Woll, Richard Schiff, Ricky Jay
Script Justin Lerner, Katharine O’Brien
Producers Alix Madigan, Lacey Leavitt