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A staple of the Sundance Film Festival since Courtney Hunt’s Frozen River in ’08, her Park City premiered filmography as a cinematographer was followed by Little Birds, Shut Up And Play The Hits, For Ellen, Kill Your Darlings, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, and last year’s The Skeleton Twins and War Story. Late this summer, Reed Morano took an all-encompassing approach to visual storytelling, taking on double duties as director first, cinematographer second. Olivia Wilde toplines Meadowland and the hard-hitting drama includes the likes of Luke Wilson, John Leguizamo, Elisabeth Moss, Giovanni Ribisi, Juno Temple, Kevin Corrigan, Scott Mescudi and Ty Simpkins. The ideal kind of auteur theory should be more inclusive. Add cinematographers. Case in point.
Gist: Written by Chris Rossi, this follows a couple, David and Sarah, dealing with their son’s disappearance. David finds solace in a traditional form of healing, only to lose his moral compass. »
- Eric Lavallee
We have a couple of DVDs to give away. You may win one of three copies of Autumn Blood or Misfire. Both films will be released on DVD on October 21. Misfire is being released by Rlj Entertainment and Image Entertainment. Autumn Blood is being released by Arc Entertainment. Misfire - A fearless D.E.A. agent waging a one man crusade against drug cartels on the U.S.-Mexico border, Cole (Gary Daniels) will stop at nothing to bring down the bad guys. When his ex-wife is kidnapped and his brother framed for it, Cole's battle against the cartel becomes personal. With the help of local reporter, the headstrong and hot-blooded Gracie, he navigates the deadly Tijuana underworld run by brutal kingpin Raul Montenegro. Now the clock is ticking down to...
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Title: Autumn Blood Director: Markus Blunder Cast: Sophie Lowe, Peter Stormare, Gustaf Skarsgard, Samuel Vauramo, Maximilian Harnisch Running time: 100 minutes; Rated R On VOD and iTunes and in-theaters on September 19th In the mountains above a remote Austrian village, a brother and sister become orphans when their mother dies. A 16 year old girl (Sophie Lowe) and her 10 year old brother (Maximilian Harnisch) live off the land and only depend on each other. A few people begin to notice that the children are now alone, and a trio of hunters brutally rapes the girl. When a social services worker is called to the town, the trio drive back [ Read More ]
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Two orphaned siblings afraid of being split-up head into the woods in order to stay together, but what they find there might kill them. Our exclusive clip for Autumn Blood follows the plight of a 16-year-old girl who has just been raped, and her 10-year-old brother, as they try to traverse a dangerous and deadly waterfall while being pursued by a gang of ruthless hunters. Watch as one of the men doesn't make it very far, while the other two have a quiet argument over the use of a firearm in this feel good hit of the year. In theaters and VOD this weekend.
Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient㺐-year-old girl (Sophie Lowe) and her 10-year-old brother, who hasn't spoken a word since seeing »
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The beautiful, bleak landscape of the Tyrol; two orphaned children living alone on a remote farm; a gang of men whose brutal actions reshape all their lives. This is Autumn Blood, the stunnning début film from Markus Blunder starring Beautiful Kate’s Sophie Lowe and young Austrian TV star Maximilian Harnisch. It originated, Blunder says, with “a very brave woman that shared with me a story from her childhood,” and he was drawn to take up the challenge of directing because “My life was filled with darkness and bright light. There is many things I want to communicate to the world.”
Blunder has a complex background, starting out in music videos and moving on to secure a stellar reputation as an advertising director. Trained as an actor, he directs theatre and had brought these disparate aspects of his work together in Autumn Blood, »
- Jennie Kermode
Arc Entertainment is set to release the thriller “Autumn Blood” in theaters and on VOD Sept. 19. “Autumn Blood’ is written by Stephen T. Barton and Markus Blunder and directed by Blunder. The film stars Sophie Lowe, Peter Stormare, Gustaf Skarsgard, Samuel Vauramo and Maximilian Harnisch. The film’s story follows two orphans who have to fight for their lives. “Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient 16-year-old girl (Sophie Lowe) and her 10-year-old brother (Maximilian Harnisch) – who hasn’t spoken a word since seeing his father [ Read More ]
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You know – nothing good ever seems to come from being stuck in the wilderness, on a mountain or anything of that sort. To further prove that point come the new film ‘Autumn Blood’ which once again takes us deep in the woods where bad, bad things are happening. Here’s you synopsis:
“High in the Mountains, a widowed mother dies, leaving her two children orphaned. Fearing being split up they keep their mother’s death a … Continue reading →
- Dave Dreher
We have all been there before. Say, for example, you have a movie like Autumn Blood, which was made waaay back in 2011, then made a splash on the festival circuit in 2013 and is just coming out in cinemas and VOD on September 19. It has been so long coming how will you even recognize it? Well have no fear because we have the key art; which features the same go-to three panel layout that too many action films get these days. I got to get my hands on this template! Then we have some stills from the production to share with you.Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services...
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I don't remember the last time I did an MPAA ratings bulletin and didn't have a single title in my movie database, but today brings us exactly that. In fact, the only film on the list I even have any remote familiarity with is Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort from director Valeri Milev and is expected to hit DVD and Blu-ray from Fox Home Entertainment on October 31. Otherwise, not much to talk about... Autumn Blood Rated R For violence including rape, and nudity. Break Point Rated R For language and sexual references. A Matter of Faith Rated PG For mild thematic elements. Plastic Rated R For strong violence, sexuality/nudity, language throughout and some drug use. Seven Assassins Rated R For violence. Take Me to the River Rated PG For thematic material, language and smoking. Under Wraps Rated PG For some scary images, rude humor and action. Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort »
- Brad Brevet
“Tracking Shot” is a monthly featurette here on Ioncinema.com that looks at a dozen or so projects that are moments away from lensing (or in a couple of titles below have been shooting since July). This August we’ve got a good number of projects that will start surfacing as early as next year’s Sundance, Rotterdam and Berlin Film Fests. With Dakota Johnson having been just announced, we’ve got Luca Guadagnino’s long awaited (remake) A Bigger Splash, getting ready for a poolside shoot. Gus Van Sant comes out of the woodworks to move into the woods for Sea of Trees. Sundance alumni Rick Alverson is wrapping up Entertainment, Reed Morano is set to make her directorial debut this mid-August with Meadowland, while Douchebag, Like Crazy, Breathe In‘s Drake Doremus is stationed in Japan for a weighty cast and futuristic tale in Equals. Here are some »
- Eric Lavallee
Elisabeth Moss and Nathasha Lyonne are joining the already cast Olivia Wilde as the principle female players and Luke Wilson is re-teaming with The Skeleton Twins (a brilliant Sundance dramedy - see trailer below) dp Reed Morano in the cinematographer’s directorial debut. Produced by Wilde, Matt Tauber (Autumn Blood), Bron Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert (upcoming The Driftless Area), Margot Hand and executive produced by Jennifer Levine and Jason Cloth, Meadowland will commence shooting in New York City next month.
Gist: Written by Chris Rossi, this follows a couple, Sarah (Wilde) and David (Wilson) who deal with the unthinkable in the wake of their son’s disappearance. David, a New York City policeman, attempts a more traditional form of healing, only to lose his moral compass. Sarah goes down an unexpected path towards acceptance as she places herself in increasingly dangerous situations.
Worth Noting: Perhaps taking a page from Elisabeth Moss, »
- Eric Lavallee
Exclusive: Arc Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to Markus Blunder’s thriller.
The story centres on a pair of siblings at a secluded mountain farm who decide not to tell anyone when their mother dies, leaving them orphans. In the coming days they must deal with sinister visitors. Stephen T Barton and Blunder co-wrote the screenplay. Blunder also produced.
“We are excited to collaborate with 108 Media to release this jarring, incredibly cinematic film with its creative and unpredictable storytelling,” said Arc’s head of acquisitions Scott Moesta. “We are proud to distribute the film on all platforms.”
Moesta brokered the deal with 108 Media’s Jordan Nutson on behalf of the filmmakers.
108 has closed deals with Japan (New Select), pan-Asia (Astro) and Scandinavia (Take One). Deals are understood to be in the »
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On Demand DVD New Releases May 26-June 1 Compiling this week’s offerings required some deep digging — and an assist from outside sources for descriptions of some of these off-the-radar titles. If your holiday plans — or the weather — keep you inside, here’s some ideas to keep you occupied. Autumn Blood High in the mountains, a widowed mother dies, leaving her two children orphaned. Fearing being split up they keep their mother’s death a secret. They survive until villagers destroy their innocence when they brutally assault the girl. Now the siblings must come of age to protect each other and … Continue reading →
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- Meredith Ennis
13 items from 2014
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