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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

High Art

Fortnight 1998, Feature film,

Synopsis

« The unexpected encounters that impact and change the anticipated course of our lives. » At 24, Syd has landed what seems to be a dream job at the prestigious photography magazine “Frame”, but dessant, vit aujourd’hui avec Greta, une actrice allemande droguée, et joue l’hôtesse pour une ribambelle d’amis aussi paumés les uns que les autres… « Les rencontres inattendues qui marquent et bouleversent le cours prévisible de nos vies. » « The unexpected encounters that impact and change the anticipated course of our lives. » At 24, Syd has landed what seems to be a dream job at the prestigious photography magazine “Frame”, but deshat impact and change the anticipated course of our lives. » At 24, Syd has landed what seems to be a dream job at the prestigious photography magazine “Frame”, but despite a recent promotion and the long hours she works, she’s still stuck fetching coffee. Living with her l

Director

Lisa Cholodenko

Lisa Cholodenko was born in 1964 and has been working in films since 1990. She has been assistant editor on many films, including John Singleton’s Boyz N’ The Hood, Beeban Kidron’s Used People and Gus Van Sant’s To Die For. While studying directing and screenwriting at Columbia University, she worked with Milos Forman and directed two shorts : Souvenir, which won a prize at the London Film Festival in 1994 and was seen in many festivals, and Dinner Party, which won the BFI’s Channel 4 Prize and was distributed in Great Britain, France and Switzerland. Her first feature, High Art, was screened at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in 1998 and won the best screenplay award at the Sundance Festival.

Ally Sheedy
Anh Duong
Bill Sage
David Thornton
Gabriel Mann
Patricia Clarkson
Radha Mitchell
Tammy Grimes

Screenplay
Lisa Cholodenko

Image
Tami Reiker

Sound
Tom Efinger

Editing
Amy E. Duddleston

Set decoration
Caryn Marcus

Production : High Art Pictures, 200 Varick St., Suite 501, New York, NY 10014, États-Unis, Tél. : (1 212) 843 0840 Fax : (1 212) 843 0844 Vente à l’étranger : Behaviour Distribution, 2221 Yonge Street, Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2B4, Canada, Tél. : (1 416) 480 04 53, Fax : (1 416) 480 05 01