James Franco's Sal chronicles the final day in the life of actor Sal Mineo (Val Lauren), 1950s teen idol and an Academy Award® nominee for his roles in Rebel Without a Cause and Exodus. Almost two decades later, Mineo is no longer the marquee sensation he had once been — but he has become open about his homosexuality and is finding his way to becoming the actor and director he has always wanted to be. Featuring a magnetic performance by Lauren, Franco's intimate portrait finds the human details in a larger-than-life Hollywood story.
In TheatresNow available nationwide on VOD, iTunes, and other on demand platforms.
Coming soon to select theaters:
Palm Desert, CA: Cinemas Palme D'Or – NOW PLAYING
New Orleans, LA: Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center – NOW PLAYING
Film InformationLength: 85 minutes
Cast & CreditsDirector: James Franco
Screenwriter: Stacey Miller
Producer(s): Caroline Aragon, Vince Jolivette, Miles Levy
Cast: Val Lauren, James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Jim Patrick, Trevor Neuhoff, Stacey Miller, Raymond T. Williams
Reviews & Press
“A heartfelt, rough-edged tribute to Hollywood star Sal Mineo...Val Lauren is magnetic.” – The Hollywood Reporter