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Low Tide

US Narrative Competition

World Premiere

USA | 86 MINUTES | English |


It’s high summer on the Jersey Shore, and Alan (Keean Johnson), Red (Alex Neustaedter), and Smitty (Daniel Zolghadri) wile away the long hot days making trouble on the boardwalk and breaking into local vacation homes to steal the valuables that fund their antics. But when Alan and his younger brother Peter (Jaeden Martell) find a bag of gold coins in the dunes, they try to hide it from the others, setting off this adventure thriller from first-time filmmaker Kevin McMulllin.

An original take on a buried treasure story, the feature marries a gritty tale of thrills and double crosses with an Amblinesque adventure story. Surprising at every turn, and overlaid with the palpable weight of a hot summer day, Low Tide represents an exciting new voice and cast of newcomers.

—Cara Cusumano


Directed by Kevin McMullin

Kevin McMullin is from Holmdel, New Jersey. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA from Columbia. His shorts have been honored by NBR, IFP, PBS, and Disney. He has directed national television commercials for Crest, Band-Aid, Reese’s, Listerine, and HP, and he is founder of New York City production company, Boy and Star.
Kevin McMullin
Brendan McHugh, Kevin Rowe, Richard Peete, Rian Cahill, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones
Kevin McMullin
Andrew Ellmaker
Ed Yonaitis
Brooke Blair, Will Blair
Executive Producer
Dan Fisher, David Garrett, Phil Hunt, Compton Ross
US Distributor
Keean Johnson, Jaeden Martel, Alex Neustaedter, Daniel Zolghadri, Kristine Froseth, Shea Whigham


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