Fox Searchlight Acquires Matthew Puccini’s ‘Lavender’ Short Film

  • The Wrap
Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired the short film “Lavender,” which screened as part of the Shorts Program at the Sundance Film Festival, chairmen Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula and Evp, global acquisition & co-prod, Tcf acquisitions Ray Strache announced Friday.

Lavender” is written and directed by Matthew Puccini. The film will be available on Fox Searchlight social media channels.

Lavender” follows the story of a young gay man as he develops a complicated relationship with an older married couple. It is a tender, poignant look at an unconventional relationship as it blossoms and ultimately unravels.

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The film stars Michael Urie, Michael Hsu Rosen, and Ken Barnett. Urie and Rosen recently starred in the Broadway production of Harvey Fierstein’s “Torch Song.” Barnett recently starred in the Tony Award-winning “Fun Home.”

“Lavender” is produced by Casey Bader, Tyler Rabinowitz and Corey Deckler.
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