“For being an actor, being of the generation of the desert war, these questions are ever-present,” Ben Foster says about a body of work that has seen him portray veterans of America’s current conflicts. For the Boston native, veterans’ re-entry to civilian life is part of what he says is “a continuing conversation” he says is important. His latest movie, “Leave No Trace,” is the story of a veteran who is “slipping through the cracks.” For a country still at war and embroiled in extensive debate about veterans, and their well-being, it is a timely movie. Foster discussed the movie recently with Political Theater.
Movie “Leave No Trace”! Wonderful. (Powerful story of a father and daughter traveling together.) Deep, meaningful, beautifully acted and shot. Best film I’ve seen in a while. #LeaveNoTrace
— Dan Rather (@DanRather) July 14, 2018
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