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More folks ‘Come Closer’ to Carter Smith’s next project

THR reports that Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind/Thumbsucker and upcoming Synecdoche, New York producer Anthony Bregman (see pic above on the right) has come on board to produce Miramax Films' Come Closer. In addition, the screenplay  will get a clean up by Brian Nelson (left) – the scribe who worked with David Slade on Hard Candy & 30 Days of Night.

Carter Smith (who I have been screaming at the top of my lungs as the must watch director for 08' – his Sundance short BugCrush is a must see pic) is directing the project – based on the Sara Gran novel adapted by Tristine Skyler and then by Brian Nelson, this is the surreal tale that will take viewers into the mind of a young woman architect experiencing bizarre situations that might not be happening and violent impulses that might be all too real.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at, 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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