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Factory 25 Places Straitjacket on Ry Russo-Young’s ‘You Wont Miss Me’

Ry Russo-Young’s pseudo fictional experimental account (a breath of fresh air in the context of the 30 odd films I saw at 2009’s Sundance Film Festival) will finally receive some a theatrical release via the Factory 25 folks. Albeit it’ll be a short two weeks and then a DVD release – which could be read as a derogatory remark of sorts, but instead I’m glad that a new Palm Pictures type of label have emerged.

Ry Russo-Young‘s pseudo fictional experimental account (a breath of fresh air in the context of the 30 odd films I saw at 2009’s Sundance Film Festival) will finally receive some a theatrical release via the Factory 25 folks. Albeit it’ll be a short two weeks and then a DVD release – which could be read as a derogatory remark of sorts, but instead I’m glad that a new Palm Pictures type of label have emerged. The Brooklyn based company are taking on low budget doc films and indie features such You Wont Miss Me and providing filmmakers to at least have a vehicle it’s DOA. The pic starring Stella Schnabel will be released on November 12th at the Cinema Village – which is about 3 weeks before her father’s film (Miral) from Julian is released via the Weinstein Co.

We recently reported that Russo-Young recently paired up with Tiny Furniture‘s creator Lena Dunham on Nobody Walks for Sundance Screenwriter Lab work. The pic is the portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old troubled urban misfit. Starring Schnabel, featuring Rene Ricard and introducing other notable New York personalities, the film gives pathos to the frenzy of the youthful desire for acceptance. Shot in a variety of styles and formats, You Wont Miss Me mixes non-actors with professionals, verité with staging, order with abstraction, to paint an evocative picture of a contemporary rebel.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury 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 was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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