Film and TV

Phoenix Film Festival Spotlight: Chris Eska's The Retrieval

If the style of Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian and the themes in Django: Unchained could be fused together into one movie, it might look something like The Retrieval.

Director, writer, and editor Chris Eska made the dark Civil War-era flick and it's getting buzz all across the country, winning a Special Jury Recognition for Tishuan Scott's role as Nate at South by Southwest and three Phoenix Film Festival awards.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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