Director/Writer: Lance Edmands
Producer(s): Garrett P. Fennelly, Alexander Schepsman and Kyle Martin
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available
Cast: Adam Driver, John Slattery, Louisa Krause, Margo Martindale, Emily Meade
In ’12, we had such fine examples (The Color Wheel, Starlet, Compliance and Francine) when it comes to micro-budgeted American independent films we care for, and we’re thinking that Lance Edmands’s directing debut might just fall into that category. With a tech crew that includes Cinematographer Jody Lee Lipes (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Production Designer Inbal Weinberg (The Place Beyond the Pines) and Composers Daniel Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans (Simon Killer), Bluebird – a Sundance Directors and Screenwriters Labs workshopped project should not go undetected.
Gist: In the frozen woods of an isolated Maine logging town, one woman’s tragic mistake shatters the balance of the community, resulting in profound and unexpected consequences. Told through fragmented and intersecting story lines, Bluebird examines the struggles of regret and redemption at the frontier of modern America.
Release Date: This will definitely premiere at a major film festival but when and where is the question: a Cannes side-bar, Locarno, TIFF?