23rd Sedona International Film Festival - page 75

Sedona Interna!onal Film Fes!val 71
Cloudy With a Chance
of Sunshine
USA | 2015 | 95 min • Narra!ve Feature
Director/Execu!ve Producer/Writer:
Kevin Resnick
Producers:
Kevin Resnick, Rebecca Norris
Cast:
Kevin Resnick, Sarah Navra!l
This quirky, hear"elt comedy follows Ben, a
stressed‐out single father and former novelist who
now suffers in crea!ve purgatory wri!ng instruc‐
!ons for egg‐!mers, blenders, and other mundane
everyday products. At home, Ben juggles being a
single father to his precocious 7‐year old daughter,
Lilly, who peppers him with female‐related ques‐
!ons he has no clue how to answer. To top it all off,
Ben’s cantankerous father has moved in and brings
home an array of floozies half his age to dine with
the family.
Ben has his life turned upside down when Sunshine,
a new‐age yogi, mysteriously shows up in his
kitchen. She brings color and life into Ben’s world,
encouraging him to pursue his long‐forgo%en
dreams. Suddenly, Ben finds his newfound happi‐
ness in jeopardy when he is forced to confront his
past in a way he never imagined.
Preceded By:
Meet Cute
Canada | 2016 | 15 min • Narra!ve Short
Director:
Par!ck Currie
Producers:
Michelle Morris, Michele Picard, Yogi Omar
Writers:
Patrick Currie, Brendee Green
Cast:
Danny Mac, Veena Sood, Ellie Harvie, Nelson
Wong
When Riley unexpectedly kisses Evan, a man she's
just met at a friend’s wedding, the a%rac!on be‐
tween the two of them is undeniable but decidedly
complicated. With a nod to the B in LGBTQ, this is a
groundbreaking roman!c comedy about the com‐
plexity of rela!onships and the fluidity of desire.
Thu, Feb 23 | 9:10pm
Harkins 2
Sat, Feb 25 | 6:20pm
Harkins 6
Total Running Time: 1:50
The Country Doctor
France | 2016 | 102 min • Narra!ve Feature
Director:
Thomas Lil!
Producers:
Agnè
s Vallé
e, Emmanuel Barraux 31 Juin
Films, Les Films du Parc
Writers:
Thomas Lil!, Baya Kasmi
Cast:
François Cluzet, Marianne Denicourt
For the past thirty years, Dr. Jean‐Pierre Werner has
been working as a general prac!!oner in the country‐
side, far away from any other medical facility.
When he finds out that he suffers from a serious ill‐
ness, Werner is le( with no choice but to find a re‐
placement, although he considers himself
irreplaceable.
The social dramedy stars François Cluzet as a de‐
voted and revered countryside doctor whose life
gets rocked by a middle‐age woman who has come
from the city hospital to earn her chops. Challeng‐
ing each other with opposite views on medicine,
the pair eventually bonds and learns from one an‐
other.
Mon, Feb 20 | 9:10pm
Harkins 2
Sun, Feb 26 | 9:10am
Harkins 2
Total Running Time: 1:42
The Comedian
USA | 2016 | 120 min • Narra!ve Feature
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Producers:
Mark Canton, Taylor Hackford, Art
Linson, John Linson
Writers:
Art Linson, Jeffrey Ross, Richard
LaGravenese, Lewis Friedman
Cast:
Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito,
Cloris Leachman, Harvey Keitel, Billy Crystal, Pa)
LuPone
"The Comedian" features an award‐winning, all‐star
ensemble cast including Robert De Niro, Leslie
Mann, Danny DeVito, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Kei‐
tel, Billy Crystal and Pa) LuPone.
An aging comic icon, Jackie Burke (Robert De Niro)
has seen be%er days. Despite his efforts to reinvent
himself and his comic genius, the audience only
wants to know him as the former television charac‐
ter he once played.
Already a strain on his younger brother (Danny De‐
Vito) and his wife (Pa) LuPone), Jackie is forced to
serve out a sentence doing community service for
accos!ng an audience member. While there, he
meets Harmony (Leslie Mann), the daughter of a
sleazy Florida real estate mogul (Harvey Keitel), and
the two find inspira!on in one another resul!ng in
surprising consequences.
Through the alchemy of their unlikely friendship,
Harmony and Jackie overcome their own emo!onal
damage and emerge as be%er people.
The film screening will include a special introduc!on
by Cloris Leachman, who is featured in the film.
Sun, Feb 19 | 6pm
Sedona Performing Arts Center
Total Running Time: 2:00
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