Coming out of the Closet: Exclusive Clip for Carter Smith’s Jamie Marks is Dead

Jamie Marks is Dead

Just prior to its theatrical release (this atmospherically unclenched young adult ensemble piece drops August 29th), the Gravitas Ventures folks have given us an exclusive clip to Carter Smith’s Jamie Marks is Dead. In a high-school yard backdrop, the sequence below features Morgan Saylor and Cameron Monaghan (among our Sundance 2014′s Top 10 New Faces list) wrestling with the gymnastics of firstly, confronting problems head on and, in this case, managing the situation of the not so dearly departed.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, editor-in-chief and film critic at IONCINEMA.com (founded in 2000). Eric splits his time between his home base in Montreal, NYC, and is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. Top Films From Contemporary Film Auteurs: Almodóvar (Talk to Her), Coen Bros. (Fargo), Dardennes (La Promesse), Haneke (Caché), Hsiao-Hsien (Three Times), Kar-wai (In the Mood for Love), Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry), Lynch (Mulholland Dr.), Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), Van Sant (My Own Private Idaho), von Trier (Breaking the Waves)