A source pegged the deal at $7 million, which makes the film one of the biggest price tags of the festival (only Neon/AGBO's Assassination Nation eclipsed that at just north of $10 million). It was an interesting move for HBO, which almost never picks up a finished narrative feature, opting for homegrown fare instead (HBO does acquire finished documentaries).
The Tale (Director and screenwriter: Jennifer Fox, Producers: Oren Moverman, Lawrence Inglee, Laura Rister, Mynette Louie, Sol Bondy, Simone Pero) — An investigation into one woman’s memory as she‘s forced to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive; based on the filmmaker’s own story. Cast: Laura Dern, Isabel Nelisse, Jason Ritter, Elizabeth Debicki, Ellen Burstyn, Common.
Inspired by real characters from the award-winning book “Sex Trafficking” by Harvard professor Siddharth Kara, Will Wallace’s “Trafficked” follows a trio of intertwining stories about young women forced into the world of human, organ, drug, and gun trafficking. The film focuses on three girls — from America, Nigeria, and India — who, though horrific experiences in the trafficking world, end up as sex slaves in a Texas brothel.
The genre of science fiction films have been known for introducing the world to epic space battles, futuristic science and technology, warped time travel and alien invasions.
But, geeks fall in love too.
“AMEILA 2.0” is the perfect collaboration of sci-fi meets geek romance. Many sci-fi movies cause us to shed a tear, while we root for the couple to find their way out of their unknown world.
TriCoast Entertainment has put together a list of our favorite films to watch to set the mood for romantic, sci-fi films. These are our “Top 10 Sci-Fi Couples”: