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Five Questions For “Union Square” Director Nancy Savoca

Nancy Savoca — who wrote the excellent guest blog entry “Waves of Rebel Visions” earlier this week — today releases her insightful latest feature Union Square. The following interview was originally published on the eve of the film’s Toronto Film Festival premiere.

Nancy Savoca’s True Love was an early high-water mark in the modern independent film movement. In fact, its storyline, newcomer casting and loose style is now the template for much current indie drama. So, it’s great to report that over 20 years later Savoca is back with another intimate drama realized on a low budget and entirely outside the industry. With a stellar cast (Mira Sorvino, Tammy Blanchard and Patti Lupone), Savoca explores sister dynamics through the lens of a Canon 5D. The film, Union Square, premieres today at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Filmmaker: What were the origins of Union Square, and were the relationship dynamics of
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Union Square movie trailer and images

Trailer for Union Square, starring Mira Sorvino and Tammy Blanchard The drama directed Nancy Savoca, who writes alongside Mary Tobler, opens exclusively in New York on July 13th, 2012. Michel Rispoli, Mike Doyle and Daphne Rubin-Vega and Patti LuPone form the remainder of the main cast NYC’s Union Square is the setting for an unexpected reunion between two estranged sisters, one on the verge of getting married, the other on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Lucy (Sorvino) attempts to shop while anxiously talking on her cell. When the news is not what she wants to hear, she has a complete meltdown. Unsure of her next move, she has an idea. Suddenly, Lucy finds herself somewhere she’s never been: her younger sister Jenny's (Blanchard) loft apartment in Union Square...
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Union Square movie trailer and images

Trailer for Union Square, starring Mira Sorvino and Tammy Blanchard The drama directed Nancy Savoca, who writes alongside Mary Tobler, opens exclusively in New York on July 13th, 2012. Michel Rispoli, Mike Doyle and Daphne Rubin-Vega and Patti LuPone form the remainder of the main cast NYC’s Union Square is the setting for an unexpected reunion between two estranged sisters, one on the verge of getting married, the other on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Lucy (Sorvino) attempts to shop while anxiously talking on her cell. When the news is not what she wants to hear, she has a complete meltdown. Unsure of her next move, she has an idea. Suddenly, Lucy finds herself somewhere she’s never been: her younger sister Jenny's (Blanchard) loft apartment in Union Square...
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Five Questions For “Union Square” Director Nancy Savoca

Nancy Savoca’s True Love was an early high-water mark in the modern independent film movement. In fact, its storyline, newcomer casting and loose style is now the template for much current indie drama. So, it’s great to report that over 20 years later Savoca is back with another intimate drama realized on a low budget and entirely outside the industry. With a stellar cast (Mira Sorvino, Tammy Blanchard and Patti Lupone), Savoca explores sister dynamics through the lens of a Canon 5D. The film, Union Square, premieres today at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Filmmaker: What were the origins of Union Square, and were the relationship dynamics of the film’s two lead sisters inspired by any in your own life?

Savoca: I was sitting in a coffee shop with (producer) Neda Armian and (screenwriter) Mary Tobler. We were venting our frustration that we couldn’t raise money for
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Mira Sorvino Circles "Union Square"

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Actress Mira Sorvino will star in director Nancy Savoca's indie feature "union Square", following a reluctant reunion between two estranged sisters: one on the verge of marriage, the other on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

Screenplay is by Savoca and Mary Tobler.

Cast includes Tammy Blanchard, Michael Rispoli, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Patti LuPone.

Producers are Neda Armian, Armian Pictures and Rich Guay, Cine-Si.

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Mira Sorvino To Headline 'Union Square"

Mira Sorvino continued her commitment to the independent world agreeing to headline the drama about estranged sisters, “Union Square,” from veteran director Nancy Savoca. According to “Deadline,” Sorvino signed on to co-star opposite Tammy Blanchard as two estranged sisters who reunite with one about to get married and the other about to experience a nervous breakdown. Bronx native Savoca, who directed landmark indie melodramas like “Dogfight,” “Household Saints” and “The 24 Hour Woman,” co-wrote the script with Mary Tobler.
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Mira Sorvino To Headline 'Union Square"

Mira Sorvino continued her commitment to the independent world agreeing to headline the drama about estranged sisters, “Union Square,” from veteran director Nancy Savoca. According to “Deadline,” Sorvino signed on to co-star opposite Tammy Blanchard as two estranged sisters who reunite with one about to get married and the other about to experience a nervous breakdown. Bronx native Savoca, who directed landmark indie melodramas like “Dogfight,” “Household Saints” and “The 24 Hour Woman,” co-wrote the script with Mary Tobler.
See full article at Upcoming-Movies.com »

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