Caitlin Stasey and Enver Gjokaj are also fantastic. No one who has not been involved in making a movie will have any idea just how difficult it is.There are many people who made this production possible and they came up with money because they believed in the project.
“It’s a wonderful feel-good movie with great music, killer performances and it’s a bit of an antidote to what’s going on in culture right now.” Sundance favorite Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
, the latest doc from Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom), had a solid bow in 29 locations Friday to Sunday.
Morgan Neville’s Fred Rogers documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
launched over the weekend in more than two dozen theaters, however, grossing 0K for a friendly ,168 average, one of the best of the year for a non-fiction opening.
“Audiences have really responded to this film and Fred Rogers’ message.
It’s aspirational at a time when people need it and the strong word of mouth is evident of that,” said Focus president of distribution Lisa Bunnell when reporting numbers Sunday.
When one is an observer - and offers advice and criticism - whether it be football, baseball or a movie - it is just too easy.
We sit back, watch the show and every small blemish and fumble is noticed.
Clients, colleagues and participants at the Toronto International Film Festival that are interested in setting a meeting, please email Josh Blank. Orion Classics has acquired North American and Latin American rights to Clara’s Ghost, a drama directed by Bridey Elliott in her feature helming debut.
It’s a family affair: Elliott also stars with sister Abby Elliott, dad Chris Elliott, Isidora Goreshter, Haley Joel Osment and mom Paula Niedert Elliott.
“There’s not a dry eye in the theater after seeing the amount of kindness Mister Rogers brought to the world.” Focus said two-thirds of the audiences “were under 45 years old and slightly over half were male at 53%.” Next week, the film will expand its theater count to 100.