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Patch Town to be turned around to full length

18 September 2011 8:00 AM, PDT | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

Following a highly successful run at the Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff), Craig Goodwill director/writer of the short film Patch Town today announced Montreal-based Suki Films is on board to co-produce a feature version of the film. Patch Town has received high praise from the press, industry and the public throughout Tiff and is expected to travel the festival circuit with Sudbury International Film festival (Cinefest) as its next stop. The short stars Lisa Ray and Rob Ramsay, and is produced/written by Catherine Gourdier, produced by Anneli Ekborn and co-produced by David Sparkes. .After watching the wondrous satirical fairytale that is Patch Town and meeting Craig Goodwill we knew that we had no other choice but to extend the story into a feature,. said Kimberley Berlin and Susan Schneir of Suki Films. .The idea of the film is so unique and universal that we know it must be told. »

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Tiff 2011: Escape The Cabbage Patch In Trailer For Craig Goodwill's Patch Town

12 August 2011 9:03 AM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

What happens when you fuse an iconic 1980's doll with the imagery of Cold War era propaganda? And then make it a musical? Craig Goodwill's Patch Town happens, that's what.Patch Town tells the story of an abandoned child whose adult dream is to be reunited with his long lost adoptive mother.After years in a loving home, Jon was forgotten, abandoned and ultimately betrayed by his adoptive mother. He returns to live a sad life as a Patch Town Enterprise worker; a life of factory work and oppression in a place where hundreds of cabbage babies are born every day. The thankless task of shucking, picking, and processing these newborns to go out into the world has taken its toll on Jon. With each new »

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Tiff 2011: Craig Goodwill's Patch Town To Premiere At Tiff, Tom Hodge Poster Premieres Here!

9 August 2011 9:32 AM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

Craig Goodwill's narrative short directorial debut, Patch Town, is officially scheduled to debut at this year's Toronto International Film Festival in the Short Cuts Canada section.  I've read the synopsis several times and I don't think I completely get it yet, but I will say that if it in any lives up to either the, "satirical comedy-meets-musical" vibe it's going for Or this amazingly awesome poster from The Dude Designs' Tom Hodge, I'm in!  Patch Town stars Lisa Ray, the Toronto-born half-Bengali, half-Polish actress who has made her way from Indian regional cinema, to the cinema of the Indian diaspora, to English language indie fare.  The rest of the cast is local, with mostly stage backgrounds which should work well with the musical component.  I »

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