Letters from the Big Man is 2011 Independent Sci-Fi Drama film, directed by Christopher Munch.
Sarah Smith (Lily Rabe), an artist and government hydrologist, sets out on a post-fire stream survey in a remote part of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness of southwestern Oregon. In the course of her journey through this ancient and ecologically diverse land, she unwittingly finds herself interacting with a Sasquatch, the titular "Big Man" (Isaac C. Singleton Jr.) and a mutual curiosity ensues. As their friendship deepens, Sarah must take bold steps to protect his privacy, as well as her own.
Tropes in this film include:
- Ambiguous Situation: Is there a government conspiracy surrounding the sasquatch?
- Bigfoot, Sasquatch and Yeti: During her survey, Sarah comes to slowly realize their is a presence observing her. At first believing she is being stalked, she comes to slowly understand that a Sasquatch is passively observing her out of curiosity.
- Incredibly Obvious Bug: Sean's idea to try and capture photos of the Sasquatch is to plant a fairly large wildlife camera on top of Sara's cabin. She spots it almost immediately, and immediately realizes it was him because he accidentally photographed himself with it while installing it.
- Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: While the Sasquatch are very much real, but whether or not they possess a vague supernatural power is left ambiguous.
- No Name Given: If the big man has a name, he never shares it.
- Scenery Porn: The rainforest wilderness of Southwestern Oregon is shown in all its beauty.