Goats film poster
|Directed by||Christopher Neil|
|Written by||Mark Poirier|
Red Crown Productions
|Distributed by||Image Entertainment|
|Running time||94 minutes|
Goats is a 2012 coming of age comedy film directed by Christopher Neil and written by Mark Poirier based on his novel, Goats. The film stars Vera Farmiga, David Duchovny, Graham Phillips and Ty Burrell.
Fifteen-year-old Ellis Whitman is getting ready to leave his luxurious home in the foothills of Tucson for his freshman year at Gates Academy, an East Coast prep school. This means leaving behind Wendy, his flaky, new-age mother, and the only real father he has ever known, Goat Man.
- Graham Phillips as Ellis Whitman
- David Duchovny as Javier aka "Goat Man"
- Vera Farmiga as Wendy
- Ty Burrell as Frank Whitman
- Justin Kirk as Bennet
- Dakota Johnson as Minnie
- Keri Russell as Judy
- Alan Ruck as Dr. Eldridge
- Minnie Driver as Shaman (cameo)