#26 Captain Fantastic

March 29th, 2021

Released in 2016, “Captain Fantastic” takes us into the world of a father who raises his six children in the Washington wilderness. Their alternative lifestyle sees them become self-sufficient as they reject the day-to-day goings-on of society.

Following the death the children’s mother, a road trip to her funeral requires them to re-integrate with the world. The tensions and struggles that follow provide the framework for this compelling story.

Did “Captain Fantastic” compel Callum and Marcus to go and escape to a life in the woods or was this film not so fantastic after all? Let’s find out.