In this modern-day, coming-of-age tale set in the American South, Moss is an isolated and troubled young man who embarks, on his eighteenth birthday, on an unexpected adventure never to be forgotten. For Moss, whose mother died while delivering him, the day means freedom, especially from his father, whom Moss believes resents him for his very existence. However, it will take more than this milestone day to set the troubled young man free. During a chance encounter with a woman fleeing her own heartache, the two escape into a psychedelic journey that teaches Moss lessons of life and loss.
From accomplished casting director and documentarian Daniel Peddle, Moss is an unexpected and sensitive portrait of Southern Gothic America, revealing the struggles and beauty of lives deeply connected to nature. The film features a beautiful performance by newcomer Mitchell Slaggert, who is captivating as the introspective and sensitive titular character.
Director: Daniel Peddle