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2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #18. Tom Quinn – Colewell

2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #18. Tom Quinn – Colewell

A project that he developed through the Biennale College – Cinema, alongside The Fits cinematographer Paul Yee, Tom Quinn probably shot his sophomore film in 2017 somewhere in Pennsylvania. Most recently, Colewell visited the in 2018 Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab – probably the final touches were put in in the fall. The Filmmaker Magazine 25 New Faces of Independent Film personality got his start with The New Year Parade, an Independent Spirit Award and Gotham Award nominee. This stars Karen Allen and Kevin J. O’Connor.

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Gist: For thirty-five years, Nora Pancowski (Karen Allen) has run the Colewell community post office from her home. When she receives word that her office will be closed, Nora must decide whether to relocate and take a new job or face retirement in Colewell.

Production Co./Producers: Alexandra Byer (Sollers Point), Craig Shilowich (Christine), Matthew Thurm.

Prediction: NEXT section.

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. TBD (domestic). TBD (international)

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric 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. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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