A grieving widower travels cross-country in a stolen pick-up truck, determined to scatter his wife’s ashes in Chicago.

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TRT: 1hr 35min

Monuments is now streaming on Hulu


An amalgamation of quirky humor and genuine heart … subdued and proudly awkward comedy.”
Film Threat, Andrew Stover

“(A) wonderfully weird, decidedly offbeat gem. … Monuments is at times grounded, at times almost hallucinogenic — and always smart and entertaining.”
Chicago Sun-Times, Richard Roeper

“As with any road movie, Newell’s fourth feature unfolds in episodes and interludes, but a non-chronological structure and David Burkart’s disruptive, gonzo editing keep things pacy and constantly refreshed.”
Variety, Jessica Kiang