Take Shelter

A hallucinatory thriller anchored by a deeply resonant sense of unease.
-Justin Chang, Variety
Provocative [and] original.
-Leonard Maltin
Remarkable...A perfect allegory for a panicky time.
-A.O. Scott, The NY Times

Synopsis

A working-class husband and father questions whether his terrifying dreams of an apocalyptic storm signal something real to come or the onset of an inherited mental illness he's feared his whole life. The film stars Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire), Jessica Chastain (The Tree of Life), Shea Whigham (Boardwalk Empire), Katy Mixon (Eastbound & Down), and Kathy Baker (Edward Scissorhands).

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, October 14, 2011
Original Languages: English
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 123 min.
Year: 2011

CREDITS

CAST
Jessica Chastain
Michael Shannon
DIRECTED BY
Jeff Nichols

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PHOTOS

Left to Right: Samantha (Jessica Chastain) and Curtis (Michael Shannon). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Curtis (Michael Shannon). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Samantha (Jessica Chastain). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Curtis (Michael Shannon). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Curtis (Michael Shannon) and Hannah (Tova Stewart). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Curtis (Michael Shannon). Photo by Neil Moore and Adam Stone, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Samantha (Jessica Chastain) and Hannah (Tova Stewart). Photo by Scott Gardner, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Curtis (Michael Shannon). Photo by Neil Moore and Adam Stone, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Hannah (Tova Stewart), Curtis (Michael Shannon) and Samantha (Jessica Chastain). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to Right: Hannah (Tova Stewart) and Curtis (Michael Shannon). Photo by Scott Gardner, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Curtis (Michael Shannon). Photo by Scott Gardner, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Samantha (Jessica Chastain). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Curtis (Michael Shannon) and Samantha (Jessica Chastain). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Curtis (Michael Shannon). Photo by Grove Hill Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.