World Premiere


| USA | 93 MINUTES | English
Drama, Thriller
In his second feature, William Monahan turns to the gritty outskirts of Los Angeles in this thoughtful deconstruction of the film industry. Thomas is a talented artist with suicidal tendencies who ventures into the Mojave desert in search of deeper meaning in his shallow existence. When he runs into a simple yet threatening drifter, Thomas’ life is thrown off course. A man who rose to fame by defining reality with his own words, Thomas must snap from his depressive rut to keep his family, his home, and the world as he knows it in balance.

Bringing the audience from the desert outskirts to Hollywood hills, Monahan craftily bridges the two worlds in this uninhibited thriller; a delirious trip laced with humor and violence, where hero and villain collide for a wildly entertaining and smart ride. Starring Oscar Isaac and Garrett Hedlund.

—Genna Terranova

Cast & Credits
Directed by
William Monahan
William Monahan entered screenwriting by adapting a satirical novel Light House: A Trifle. His first produced screenplay, Kingdom of Heaven, has been hailed as a masterpiece. His second produced screenplay, The Departed, earned four Oscars including Best Adapted Screenplay.
William Monahan
William Monahan
William Green, William Monahan, Justine Suzanne Jones, Aaron L. Ginsburg
John David Allen
Don Davis
Executive Producer
Andy Horwitz, Nick Quested, Jason Spire
Andrew Hewitt
Garrett Hedlund, Oscar Isaac, Louise Bourgoin, Walton Goggins

US Sales Contact
Graham Taylor
Los Angeles, 90210
Phone: 310 285 9000
Print Source
Gretchen McGowan
Goldcrest Post
New York, 10014
Phone: 212 897 3935
International Sales Contact
Camela Galano
Relativity International
Los Angeles, 90210
Phone: 310 724 7700
Press Contact
Shannon Skoczylas
DDA Public Relations
Los Angeles, 90069
Phone: 310 205 4868


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