The WolfpackAbout the Film
For the Angulo brothers’ entire lives, their universe has consisted of a Lower East Side New York City apartment—and the movies. Prohibited from leaving their home, the six siblings instead allow their imaginations to escape by watching DVDs. Eventually, they pick up a video camera to recreate favorites like Reservoir Dogs and The Dark Knight Rises, transforming everyday objects into elaborate, if crude, props and costumes. As the boys grow into young men, one rebels and leaves the shelter of their family’s apartment to experience the real world—an action that changes everything. Crystal Moselle sensitively explores their wondrous, if unorthodox, upbringing and their newfound freedom in this Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Award-winning film.