“I’m Your Man” bet on the release of the platform, a strong word of mouth for the German international. entry to the Oscars; ‘Man In The Field’ Highlights Artist Jim Denevan – Specialty Sneak Peek

Bleecker Street I am your man opens on 12 screens in seven markets, expanding to 15 more next week in a rare platform release that builds strong word of mouth for the well-rated 94% Certified Fresh film which is the entry to the ‘Germany for the International Feature Films Race at the Oscars 2022.

Crossed out by Unorthodox Director Maria Schrader, the sci-fi romantic comedy won star Maren Eggert the Silver Bear for Best Actress at this year’s Berlin Film Festival.

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Co-star Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey, Eurovision Song Contest: The History of Fire Saga) supported the film on social and in a Today show appearance Wednesday. He will be at a question-and-answer session at the Landmark in LA on Saturday.

Initial openings include NY, LA, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, DC, Phoenix and Dallas. Bleecker also expects a small expansion in these markets next week. The film has an exclusive 17-day theatrical window. Review the deadline here,

Eggert plays a scientist at the famous Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In order to obtain research funds for her work, she is persuaded to participate in an extraordinary study: for three weeks, she will live with a humanoid robot (Stevens) adapted to her character and her needs whose artificial intelligence is supposed to be the perfect life partner created only to make her happy.

I am your man opened in Germany on July 1st. It was produced by Letterbox Filmproduktion in collaboration with SWR, with Lisa Blumenberg producer and Stevens and Schrader exe producers.

Germany’s recent success in the International Feature Film category, last nominated in 2018 with Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Never look away and before that with the 2016 Toni Erdmann. He has won the Oscar in the category three times, most recently in 2006 with von Donnersmarck’s feature debut. The lives of others.

During this time, Tammy Faye’s eyes Features expands from 450 theaters to over 1,300 in week 2, growing from the top 35 markets, including some art theaters, to a full national hiatus across North America. North.

The idea, the hope, for specialty films is that an injection of festival prices ahead of Oscar season can help lift the market out of its pandemic doldrums where older viewers have been the most hesitant to return to the markets. rooms. It was touch and go.

“You take it every week as you go,” said a distribution manager. “But we are optimistic about the future, otherwise we wouldn’t be doing this.”

Short windows were a problem. The same is true of the shortage of large-scale products – prompting some art houses to put out large releases, from more artistic dishes to Suicide Squad.

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Elsewhere, in specialty, Greenwich Entertainment presents The Man in the Field: The Life and Art of Jim Denevan, founder of the Outstanding in the Field initiative, a sort of mobile restaurant without walls.

Open in six rooms and on digital, the culinary doc portrays Denevan’s turbulent family dynamics as a youth and the artwork that came from it – both in his geometric designs of land and his farmhouse table dinners by through the OITF. Hosted at a long table with 100 to 1,000 diners dining together, Denevan has set tables in vineyards, beaches, meadows, fishing docks and city streets for more than 120,000 patrons in all 50 states and 16 country.

The official world premiere event is today, September 24e, in New York at Village East by Angelika. A long table will be set at the La Plaza Cultural Community Garden.

The Auschwitz report, Slovakia’s candidacy for the Oscar for Best International Film tells the true story of two Slovak Jews who escape from Auschwitz in an attempt to tell the world about the Nazi atrocities taking place in the concentration camp. Based on the book Escape from hell by one of the runaways, Alfréd Wetzler, the film was directed in great detail by director Peter Bebjak. It portrays the brutal reality of daily life in the early days of Auschwitz, the sacrifices made to alert allies of the horrors, and the overwhelming realization that not everyone was quite ready to hear what was going on behind the barbed wire. Posted by Samuel Goldwyn.

With Noel Czuczor, Peter Ondrejicka, John Hannah, Jan Nedbal, Florian Panzner Screenwriters: Jozef Pasteka, Tomas Bombik, Peter Bebjak

FilmRise Presents Sundance and Berlin 2020 Drama Rise, Fall from the sky and A very English scandal Actor Ben Whishaw directs this British drama about a Stansted Airport security guard who collapses under the pressure of his job and the pressures of a dysfunctional family. A series of frustrations lead him to commit an impulsive act of rebellion that takes him on an uninhibited journey through the British capital.

Kino Lorber presents Kiyoshi Kurosawa The wife of a spy, the spy thriller and winner of the Silver Lion for Best Director at the Venice International Film Festival. Kurosawa’s first historical drama, the film reunites him with Japanese actress Yu Aoi and actor Issey Takahashi. Kurosawa co-wrote the film (with two of his alumni, director Ryusuke Hamaguchi and his writing partner Tadashi Nohara), a Hitchcokian thriller set in Kobe, Japan, in 1940 before the outbreak of World War II. .

It tells the story of a Japanese actress whose wealthy merchant husband attends government-approved human experiments on a business trip to Manchuria. A mysterious woman who returns with him from the trip is murdered and heartbreaking consequences await as the couple plots to smuggle evidence of atrocities from Japan to the United States, pursued by the woman’s childhood friend, now military policeman.

East of the mountains opens, directed by SJ Chiro, written by Thane Swigart with Tom Skeritt in his first leading movie role. He plays Ben Givens, a retired and recently widowed heart surgeon who learns he has terminal cancer. Determined to go through his final days as he pleases, he shares the news with no one – not even her daughter (Mira Sorvino) – instead, returning to her childhood home in isern Washington with his dog. Corn the the trip does not go as planned; the a familiar landscape triggers memories and a connection with a gentle stranger (Annie Gonzalez) inspires new perspectives. De Quiver Distribution, in five theaters and in digital. Based on the best-selling novel by David Guterson.

Vertical entertainment presents This is the year, an independent coming-of-age comedy drama that marks David Henrie’s directorial debut. His companion the Wizards of Waverly Place alum Selena Gomez is among the executive producers of the film. The screenplay by Sienna Aquilini, Henrie, Pepe Portillo and Bug Hall is a contemporary take on classic 1980s films and follows a nerdy high school student (Lorenzo Henrie) who, in a last ditch effort to win over the girl of his dreams, embarks on a road trip with his best friends to see their favorite band at the biggest music festival of the year, to experience true love in the most unexpected place.

Meanwhile, Netflix opens the guilty in over 60 theaters (including its own showcase, The Paris in NYC) ahead of its October 1 debut on the streamer. Ethan Hawke, Jake Gyllenhaal, star of Paul Dano. A distressed police detective demoted to the 911 operator station (Gyllenhaal) scrambles to save a distressed caller in a movie that takes place in a single morning. He soon discovers that nothing is as it seems. Review the deadline here.

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