Goat (2016) 23 Sep 2016DramaR

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Reeling from a terrifying assault over the summer 19-year-old Brad Land (Ben Schnetzer) starts college determined to get his life back to normal. His brother Brett (Nick Jonas) is already established on campus and with a fraternity that allures Brad with its promise of protection popularity and life-long friendships. Brad is desperate to belong but as he sets out to join the fraternity his brother exhibits reservations a sentiment that threatens to divide them. As the pledging ritual moves into hell week a rite that promises to usher these unproven boys into manhood the stakes violently increase with a series of torturous and humiliating events. What occurs in the name of ‘brotherhood' tests both boys and their relationship in brutal ways.

Cast and Crew

Director(s): Andrew Neel

Producer(s): James Franco, David Hinojosa, Vince Jolivette, Christine Vachon

Starring(s): Nick Jonas, Ben Schnetzer, Gus Halper, Daniel Flaherty, Virginia Gardner, James Franco, Austin Lyon, Jake Picking, Brook Yurich, Will Pullen, Eric Staves

Music by: Arjan Miranda

Story by: David Gordon, Green Andrew, Neel Mike Roberts Based on Goat by Brad Land

Screenplay by: David Gordon, Green Andrew, Neel Mike Roberts

Edited by: Brad Turner

Cinematography: Ethan Palmer


EFW Scale: Not available

Release Date: 23 Sep 2016

Other Release Date / Place: 22 Jan 2016 / Sundance

Genre(s): Drama

Certification: R

Language(s): English

Country: United States

Film Industry: American

Banner(s) and Studio(s)

Banner / Studio: Great Point, Media Killer Films, Rabbit Bandini Productions

Distributed by: The Film Arcade, Paramount Pictures

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