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Tribeca Film Acquires TFF 2013 Standout ‘Hide Your Smiling Faces’

Daniel Patrick Carbone makes his award-winning directorial debut with this evocative coming-of-age drama, recently named as the “Best Film Still Awaiting U.S Distribution” by the NSFCA Awards.

We’re pleased to announce that Tribeca Film has acquired the North American rights to Hide Your Smiling Faces, a film that stunned audiences at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. Recently recognized as the “Best Film Still Awaiting U.S Distribution” by the National Society of Film Critics Awards, Hide Your Smiling Faces is the acclaimed debut of filmmaker Daniel Patrick Carbone.

Set over the course of one hot summer in rural New Jersey, the film provides a dreamlike depiction of adolescence. Told through the eyes of two brothers—nine-year-old Tommy (Ryan Jones) and fourteen-year-old Eric (Nathan Varnson), the story centers on their struggle to accept and understand the mysterious death of one of Tommy's friends.

Hide Your Smiling Faces hits VOD and digital platforms starting March 25. A select theatrical roll-out will follow beginning March 28. In the meantime, be sure to check out our interview with Daniel Patrick Carbone from TFF 2013.



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