Reality TV World Show Updates   People News   TV Ratings News   Entertainment News   RealityTVDB   POP Hollywood   Spoiler News
Features & Interviews   Sexy Social Pics of the Day   Things to Know Profiles   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > OTHER ENTERTAINMENT NEWS > NEWS

Richard Linklater's 'Last Flag Flying' to open 2017 New York Film Festival


UPI News Service, 06/13/2017 

Richard Linklater's Last Flag Flying -- starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne -- has been chosen to open the 55th New York Film Festival on Sept. 28.

ADVERTISEMENT
The road-trip movie's world premiere will take place at Alice Tully Hall and it is scheduled to open in theaters nationwide on Nov. 17.

The film follows three Vietnam-era Navy vets who reuniteafter the death of one of their children in the early days of the Iraq war.

"Last Flag Flying is many things at once -- infectiously funny, quietly shattering, celebratory, mournful, meditative, intimate, expansive, vastly entertaining, and all-American in the very best sense. But to isolate its individual qualities is to set aside the most important and precious fact about this movie: that it allflowslike a river. That's only possible with remarkable artists like Steve Carell, Laurence Fishburne, and Bryan Cranston, and a master like Richard Linklater behind the camera," said Kent Jones, the festival's director and selection committee chair.

"It's always special to be at the New York Film Festival, but to be premiering our movie on opening night, when you look at the half century of films that have occupied that slot, is a wonderful honor," added Linklater.

Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th, which went on to earn a Best Documentary Oscar nomination, was the opening night selection for last year's festival.

Richard Linklater's LAST FLAG FLYING will open the 55th New York Film Festival! Read more: https://t.co/wudgGHbtA1 #NYFF pic.twitter.com/MwdkiF5IQT- New York Film Fest (@TheNYFF) June 12, 2017



Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.




Copyright 2017 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.

PAID CONTENT









Take Our User Survey





Page generated Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:14 am in 2.3057589530945 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed



Page fetched in 3.4561920166016 seconds