I think LOW & CLEAR is the exactly kind of fishing movie I would make, and because of that I really enjoyed the trailer and am looking forward to seeing the movie. The movie feels like a visceral but funny documentary about two friends that have grown apart over the years going on a fishing trip where their different personalities emerge and clash as they share the experience. It couldn’t be more fitting that Clive is also planning his return, so maybe you can imagine why this trailer had an impact on me.
During a winter flyfishing trip to Canada, two old friends, J.T. Van Zandt and Alex “Xenie” Hall, learn they’ve have grown apart in more ways than one. J.T., the thoughtful even-keeled son of a songwriting legend believes there’s more to fishing than catching fish. Short-tempered Xenie, a “firewood salesman,” sees it differently and fishes like it’s a race against the clock. Their different approaches to fishing and life emerge and clash on the snowy river banks and damp hotel rooms of British Columbia in this true story of a friendship stretched to the breaking point. An exploration of life in the disappearing wilderness of the West, Low & Clear unfolds with moments of humor and pathos, success and failure, as J.T. and Xenie find themselves on a fishing trip that could be their last.
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