Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Portal for Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the festivals community.  

An adventure exploring, from dreams to reality, the emerging talents in our community.

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, reporting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

 

 

Best Trailers for August 2020

 

 

Quendrith Johnson


Quendrith Johnson is filmfestivals.com Los Angeles Correspondent covering everything happening in film in Hollywood... Well, the most interesting things, anyway.
@Quendrith I Facebook I screenmancer.tv


feed

Paul Bettany's UNCLE FRANK comes home & out in 1973 for Thanksgiving

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent

UNCLE FRANK from Prime Video has a trio of your favorite character actors, the remarkable Lois Smith from MINORITY REPORT, Stephen Root who was also scared in NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, and the always amazing Margo Martindale. Add in Judy Greer, plus Steve Zahn; but it’s Paul Bettany from the Avengers franchise that shows up this Thanksgiving as the titular Uncle Frank. In this Alan Ball movie, there are a lot of autobiographic hints as he is from The South and charts this storyline from experience with a deft light hand.

SophLillisUncleFrank2020

Bettany is backed up by newcomer Sophie Lillis, and his significant counterpart Peter Macdissi in what can be viewed as a love triangle about family values, and who values family most.

PeterMacdissiUncleFrank2020

Alan Ball is known for TV series “True Blood” and the iconic AMERICAN BEAUTY. He is also one of the most revered and respected showrunners and directors in Hollywood, whose creativity and vision really inform his projects.

Watch UNCLE FRANK in his Southern Gothic dilemma 

 

 

 

Official on UNCLE FRANK from Prime - In 1973, teenaged Beth Bledsoe (Sophia Lillis) leaves her rural Southern hometown to study at New York University where her beloved Uncle Frank (Paul Bettany) is a revered literature professor. She soon discovers that Frank is gay, and living with his longtime partner Walid “Wally” Nadeem (Peter Macdissi) -- an arrangement that he has kept secret for years. After the sudden death of Frank's father -- Beth’s grandfather -- Frank is forced to reluctantly return home for the funeral with Beth in tow, and to finally face a long-buried trauma that he has spent his entire adult life running away from.

UncleFrank1sht2020

Written and Directed by: (the incredibly talented Mr.) Alan Ball

Cast: Paul Bettany, Sophia Lillis, Peter Macdissi, Judy Greer, Steve Zahn, Lois Smith, with Margo Martindale and Stephen Root

As mentioned, Amazon Studios will release UNCLE FRANK on Prime Video Nov. 25th, 2020, aka this first-ever Socially Distanced Thanksgiving.

Find out more here .

###

User images

About Quendrith Johnson

Johnson Quendrith

LA Correspondent for filmfestivals.com


United States



View my profile
Send me a message
gersbach.net