WHO’S IN IT?
John Cho (Searching), Haley Lu Richardson (The Edge of Seventeen), Parker Posey (Irrational Man), Rory Culkin (Mean Creek), Michelle Forbes (Dandelion), Jim Dougherty (Scalene), Erin Allegretti (film debut), Rosalyn R. Ross (Free in Deed), Lindsey Shope (The Pea Shooter), Shani Salyers Stiles (Asylum, the Lost Footage)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Kogonada (Lunch Line), director, writer, editor; Danielle Renfrew Behrens (Groove), Aaron Boyd (2012), Giulia Caruso (Spa Night), Ki Jin Kim (Aurora Notte), Andrew Miano (A Single Man) and Chris Weitz (American Pie), producers; Hammock (film debut), composer; Elisha Christian (Save The Date), cinematographer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Jin (Cho), a successful Korean-American man, finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana where his estranged architect father is in a coma. He soon meets Casey (Richardson), a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus to care for her mother Maria (Forbes), who is a recovering drug addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams. Together, as they explore the various architectural sights of the area, they begin to form a connection and bring out the best in each other…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A nice, simple and intellectual throwback to something Richard Linklater would have made directly after Before Sunrise, this is a sweet little narrative film debut from filmmaker Kogonada.