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AUGUST

East Coast Premiere

Director: Austin Chick

United States, 2008, 111 min

Festival Year:2008

Category:Narrative Feature

Cast:Josh Hartnett, Naomie Harris, Adam Scott, Rip Torn, David Bowie

Crew:Producers: Charlie Corwin, Josh Hartnett, David Guy Levy, Elisa Pugliese - Executive Producers: Patrick Morris, Austin Chick, Howard A. Rodman - Screenwriter: Howard A. Rodman - Production Designer: Roshelle Berliner - Casting Director: Ellen Parks - Editor: Pete Beaudreau - Cinematographer: Andrij Parekh - Sound: Robert Hein

Sales:Christian Mercuri - T: (310) 388-6900

Email:cmercuri@nuimage.net

Synopsis

AUGUST follows Tom Sterling (Josh Hartnett) as an aggressive, young dot-com entrepreneur who fights to keep his start-up company afloat. Tom finds himself on a personal and professional downward spiral as he struggles to reunite with girlfriend, Sarrah (Naomie Harris), regain control of his company from his apathetic investor Ogilvie (David Bowie), and deal with age-old family wounds with his father, David (Rip Torn) and his brother Joshua (Adam Scott). The film also stars Emmanuelle Chriqui as Morela and Andre Royo as Dylan.

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About the director

Writer/director Austin Chick comes from a background in painting. He studied filmmaking at Purchase College, graduating in 1998. Chick's first feature, "XX/XY," premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. He has since worked as a producer on Sidney Lumet's "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead." His projects in the works include "Love Is Easy," a bittersweet dramatic comedy; a revenge thriller titled "Grrls Against Boys;" and a dark psychological thriller set in the Hamptons.

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