Film - Homage | CineMerit Award Robin Wright Filmfest 2021


Directed by Robin Wright


Director: Robin Wright
Section: Homage | CineMerit Award Robin Wright
Country: Canada, USA, United Kingdom
Year: 2021
Language: English
Version: Original version
Cast: Robin Wright, Demián Bichir, Sarah Dawn Pledge, Kim Dickens

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A touching film about coping with loss, difficult paths that must be taken, and places that can change one’s life.

In her first motion picture as a director, HOUSE OF CARDS lead Robin Wright tells the haunting story of a woman who, after a painful loss, burns all her bridges behind her and begins a new life in the seclusion of the Rocky Mountains. Just as she’s about to succumb to this harsh and unforgiving environment, a local hunter finds her. He rescues the exhausted hermit and teaches her how to hunt and survive on her own in the wilderness. But how to live with the painful memories of her past is something she can only figure out for herself. Robin Wright excels in the role of a woman who has lost her bearings and is searching for a meaning to her existence and a return to a normal life.

You can watch the whole Filmmakers Live with CineMerit Award Winner Robin Wright here.

Meet the director


Robin Wright

Robin Wright, honored many times over for her work in acting, directing, and producing, is familiar to audiences worldwide as Claire Underwood from the highly acclaimed series HOUSE OF CARDS (2013–2018). Her outstanding portrayal has earned her six Emmy® nominations, five Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, and four Golden Globe® nominations. Wright also served as executive producer on the series and directed several episodes herself. Her performances consistently receive rave reviews, whether it’s for her role in Patty Jenkins’ WONDER WOMAN (2017) or in Robert Redford’s courtroom drama THE CONSPIRATOR (2010). Her portrayal of the character Jenny in Robert Zemeckis’ FORREST GUMP (1994) is unforgettable. One of her earliest roles was the title role in Rob Reiner’s cult film THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987), which remains as popular as ever.


Screenplay: Jesse Chatham
Director of Photography: Bobby Bukowski
Film Editor: Anne McCabe
Composer: Ben Sollee
Production Designer: Trevor Smith
Costume Design: Kemal Harris
Producer: Allyn Stewart, Lora Kennedy
Production Company: Big Beach Films
Co-Producer: Leah Holzer
Co-Production Company: Cinetic Media, Nomadic Pictures
World Sales: Focus Features
Distributor: Universal Pictures International Germany GmbH