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Treating teenage growing pains with a sensitivity that frequently trips into singer-songwriter-ish mushiness, Tiger Eyes nonetheless stands as a respectable first cinematic adaptation of a Judy Blume novel. Directed and co-written by her son, Lawrence, Blume's tale follows 15-year-old Davey (Willa Holland) as she relocates, in the wake of her father's murder, from Atlantic City to New Mexico with her grieving-mess mother (Amy Jo Johnson) and younger brother in order to live with a pushy aunt (Cynthia Stevenson) and judgmental uncle (Forrest Fyre). Struggling to fit in at school, Davey finds solace climbing in the mountains with Native American hunk Wolf (Tatanka Means), whose father is the dying patient whom Davey befriends while volunteering at the local hospital, and who teach »
Tiger Eyes marks the first major motion picture adaptation from the work of iconic author Judy Blume, whose books have sold more than 82 million copies in 41 countries. Davey (Willa Holland) is a 17 year-old girl abruptly relocated by her grieving mother to the strange "atom bomb" town of Los Alamos, New Mexico. With the sudden and violent death of her father, the displaced Davey no longer knows who to be or how to fit in. Everything that once mattered suddenly seems insignificant. But when she meets Wolf, a mysterious young Native-American, while exploring the surrounding canyons, she feels he is able to see past her pain and into her true self. The connection they make brings Davey back from the edge and sets her on a journey from heartbreak and confusion to life and love after tragedy. Take a look at a clip from this upcoming drama, which lands in select theaters this Friday. »
Title: Tiger Eyes Freestyle Releasing Director: Lawrence Blume Screenwriter: Judy Blume, Lawrence Blume from Judy Blume’s novel Cast: Willa Holland, Army Jo Johnson, Tatanka means, Elise Eberle, Cynthia Stevenson, Lucien Dale, Forrest Fyre, Russell Means Screened at: Dolby88, NYC, 5/20/13 Opens: June 7, 2013 When I was in junior high school, our English teachers would hand out lists of recommended summer reading, warning that some of these books would appear after vacation for our pleasure. The lists were divided in half: one half for boys and the other for girls. Maybe “Little Women” for the fair sex and “Johnny Tremain” for the guys. The assumption was that the twain of [ Read More ]
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From iconic author, Judy Blume, comes the story of a girl on a journey from heartbreak and confusion to life and love after tragedy in Tiger Eyes. Set in the mountains and canyons of New Mexico, where Davey meets Wolf, a young Native American man with a secret. Starring Willa Holland, Amy Jo Johnson, Tatanka Means, and Russell Means, we have the first trailer for you to check out.
Tiger Eyes - Trailer
Tiger Eyes comes to theaters June 7th, 2013 and stars Willa Holland, Amy Jo Johnson, Tatanka Means, Elise Eberle, Cynthia Stevenson, Lucien Dale, Forrest Fyre, Russell Means. The film is directed by Lawrence Blume. »
Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media announced today that they have acquired domestic theatrical and VOD rights to Tiger Eyes, based on Judy Bloom's acclaimed young adult novel of the same name. Tiger Eyes marks the first major motion picture adaptation from Judy Bloom's work, whose books have sold more than 82 million copies in 41 countries.
Tiger Eyes tells the story of Davey (Willa Holland), a 17 year old girl abruptly relocated by her grieving mother to the strange "atom bomb" town of Los Alamos, New Mexico. With the sudden and violent death of her father, everything that once mattered suddenly seems insignificant. But while exploring the surrounding canyons Davey meets Wolf (Tatanka Means), a mysterious young Native-American who is able to see past her pain. The connection they make brings Davey back from the edge and sets her on a journey from heartbreak and confusion to love and life after tragedy. »
5 items from 2013
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