3 items from 2013
Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: May 21, 2013
Price: DVD $Tba, Blu-ray $Tba
Belle plays Angie, a free-spirited Brazilian artist who leaves her past behind her to journey around the country in search of happiness. Along the way, she makes a connection with an aging drifter, a handsome cop and his sympathetic sister. As Angie learns to care for her new friends, she’s torn between the freedom of her nomadic life and the joy of becoming part of a community that loves her.
The coming-of-age film was directed by award-winning Brazilian director Marcio Garcia and also stars Andy Garcia (City Island), Juliette Lewis (Sympathy for Delicious), Colin Egglesfield (Something Borrowed) and John Savage (Bereavement).
Open Road wasn’t screened in theaters in the U.S., debuting on DVD and Blu-ray instead.
Yesterday, Jordan M. Smith, Nicholas Bell and I highlighted our Top 10 New Faces (strictly in the acting domain) of 2013′s Sundance Film Festival and while that list was pretty much a consensus, our Top 20 New Voices (fiction/non-fiction/short scribes, directors and full-out filmmakers/producers) was an amicably, yet hard fought deliberation process and then ranking of who we think the future will shine most bright…in other words, if these people were Wall Street stock options — we’d put our money behind them. Enjoy the mini profiles and adjoined praise.
#20. Sophie Goyette
Part of the pair of Canadian-based, female auteurs to make a pit stop in Park City (the other being Sarah Polley) French-Canadian filmmaker Sophie Goyette and her 2012 Tiff showcased short film Le Futur Proche demonstrates that there is plenty more raw talent and a pulse from Quebec. Here we find a pilot dealing with loss, suppressing his »
- IONCINEMA.com Contributing Writers
Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: April 9, 2013
Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray $34.98
Rated R, Hyde Park on Hudson is centered around the weekend in 1939 when the English King (Samuel West, TV’s Mr Selfridge) and Queen (Olivia Colman, The Iron Lady) visited the home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt in upstate New York.
During the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, Fdr juggles international affairs with the complications of his wife (Olivia Williams, Anna Karenina), mother (Elizabeth Wilson) and mistress, his distant cousin Margaret “Daisy” Suckley (Laura Linney, Sympathy for Delicious).
Hyde Park on Hudson was screened in limited theaters, grossing $5.6 million. But it »
3 items from 2013
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