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Title: Any Day Now opens at Landmark's Shattuck Cinemas
START DATE: Friday December 14
TIME: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location Details:
Landmark's Shattuck Cinemas
2230 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA
Event Type: Screening
Inspired by a true story from the late 1970s and touching on legal and social issues that are as relevant today as they were 35 years ago, ANY DAY NOW is a powerful tale of love, acceptance and creating your own family. When a teenager with Down syndrome (Isaac Leyva) is abandoned by his mother, a gay couple, played by Alan Cumming (The Anniversary Party, GoldenEye, Josie and the Pussycats) and Garret Dillahunt (Winter's Bone, No Country for Old Men, TV’s Raising Hope), takes him in and becomes the loving family he's never had. But when their unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men are forced to fight a biased legal system to adopt the child they have come to love as their own. Also stars Frances Fisher. Directed by Travis Fine (director of The Space Between, also known as actor, including in The Thin Red Line, Girl, Interrupted, and TV’s The Young Riders).

Check out an interview with actor Garret Dillahunt featured in the SF Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/default/article/Dillahunt-loves-to-act-comedic-or-dramatic-4097323.php

“Powerful! Superb! Depictions of custody battles have become a cinematic staple, but few register with the heartfelt emotion of ANY DAY NOW." - Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter

“Alan Cumming delivers what is possibly his best performance to date.” - Boyd Van Hoeij, Variety

"One of the season's hidden treasures." - Marshall Fine, Huffington Post

Chicago International Film Festival 2012 - Audience Award
Seattle International Film Festival 2012 - Best Actor Award (Alan Cumming), Audience Award
Tribeca Film Festival - Audience Award
Outfest - Best Actor Award (Alan Cumming), Audience Award
Provincetown International Film Festival - Audience Award
Woodstock Film Festival - Audience Award
Napa Valley Film Festival - Audience Award: Best Narrative Feature, Audience Award: Best Actor (Alan Cumming)

The film’s running time is 103 minutes; it is rated R.



Added to the calendar on Wednesday Dec 12th, 2012 10:57 AM

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