One of the 25 best films of 2012! Read the article.
- Slant Magazine
"[Dir.] Alverson… fearlessly captured the confusion, isolation, and inability to connect that plagues many people but he also has the intelligence to avoid offering definitive explanations. It is enough to accurately present the dilemma and to that end The Comedy is a masterpiece of observation”.
—Gordon and the whale.com
“Deserves tremendous respect for its clarity of vision… It’s not ‘Animal House,’ it’s Lars von Trier’s ‘The Idiots.’
“A powerful generational statement”
“A work of art that’s both simultaneously hilarious
Las Vegas was the fastest growing city in the US - now it has the nation's highest unemployment. A harrowing and hear-wrenching week in the life of a young mother struggling to get by who is offered $20,000 to give her daughter to a middle class couple, a chance to change both their lives forever. With Lauren Ambrose, Dylan Baker, Penelope Ann Miller, introducing Audrey Scott.
Lauren Ambrose was nominated for an Indipendent Spirit Award for Best Actress for this film. The film is being released by Oscilloscope.
Losers Take All
Losers Take All is a comedy in which we follow "The Fingers," a fictional punk-pop band stumbling and staggering their way in the opposite direction of mainstream success, circa 1986. Fingers are faced with the unlikely opportunity of committing the ultimate indie rock sin: selling out. Do they stay true to their non-commercial DIY sound and ethos? Do they get in bed with corporate rock? Or do they simply keep getting wasted and implode into oblivion?
The Turin Horse
Losers Take Groundbreaking new work by legendary Hungarian auteur Bela Tarr.
Between Us stars Julia Stiles (The Bourne Trilogy), Taye Diggs (Private Practice), Melissa George (30 Days of Night) & David Harbour (Quantum of Solace). The film explores the bittersweet friendships between two couples who meet as old friends and discover their lives are tarnished by money, success, sex and children. It brings to mind Polanski's Carnage, but with more the tone and Scope of Sideways.
PLAYING AT SLAMDANCE 2013!!