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CT area ABC news station talks HARVEST

August 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on CT area ABC news station talks HARVEST · Production

WTNH News Channel 8 segment. Screening yesterday was sold out. Two more this weekend!

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Special Home State Screening

April 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Building An Audience, Cast, Crew, Film Festivals, On Location, Press

HARVEST will have a Special Home State Screening on Sunday, May 9 at 4pm at the historic Palace Theater in Danbury, CT as part of the Connecticut Film Festival (May 4-9). There will be a Q&A with the filmmakers following the screening.  We hope to see you there.  Tickets are on sale now.
HARVEST filmed in […]

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Carpenter’s Work

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Carpenter’s Work · Jack Carpenter, Production

Jack Carpenter plays Josh in HARVEST.  We enter the film through his character and in many ways experience the story through his eyes.  HARVEST is Jack’s first dramatic movie role, after supporting roles in studio comedies SYDNEY WHITE and more recently I LOVE YOU, BETH COOPER with Hayden Panettiere and Paul Rust.  Jack has also […]

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Tis the season

December 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Tis the season · Cast, Production

‘Tis the season for family, friends, and good food!  Here’s celebrating the mishigas that is family …

Mishigas (n.)
Yiddish for craziness

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Fish Tale

November 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments · Christine Evangelista, Jack Carpenter, On Location, Production, Set

Josh (Jack Carpenter) and Tina (Christine Evangelista) having yummy lobster rolls at the one and only Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale.  We like ours with butter.  Our DP likes his with mayo.  Always best with their delicious lemonade!

If you’re driving through CT on I95, get off at Exit 62.  Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale

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Veterans Day

November 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Veterans Day · Production, Robert Loggia, Veterans

Harvest celebrates our veterans and everyone serving our country presently.  Thank you to the VFW Madison Post 2096 and other veterans, including vet Bob Loggia, who helped us in the journey of making HARVEST.  Hats off to you…

(Siv in scene from HARVEST)

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

The American Legion

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Yetta’s notebook

November 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Barbara Barrie, Jack Carpenter, Other Movies, Production

Barbara Barrie plays YETTA in HARVEST.  Barbara’s been in the public eye since the mid-50s.  She won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival in 1964 for her role in the groundbreaking film ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO.  We also know her from her Academy Award nominated performance in BREAKING AWAY, where she plays the […]

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recommending some movies

October 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on recommending some movies · Influences, Other Movies, Production

There are some movies I watched again before making HARVEST to remind myself of the world I wanted the film to be in.  I love these films and so do a lot of other people.  They were a great inspiration to me …

Late August, Early September (Olivier Assayas, France), Burnt By The Sun (Nikita Mikhalkov, […]

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Set Life

October 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on Set Life · Cast, Cinematography, Crew, On Location, Production, Set

It’s amazing what you can do in 19 days.

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a quote we like

October 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Production, Quotes

“The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal than an individual and autobiographical novel, like a confession, or a diary.  The young filmmakers will express themselves in the first person and will relate what has happened to them.  It may be the story of their first love or their most recent; of […]

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