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Variance Takes John Sayles Border Thriller 'Go For Sisters'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: The latest indie pic from Oscar nominee John Sayles has found a home at Variance Films. Go For Sisters, shot for under $1M, stars Yolanda Ross and LisaGay Hamilton as two estranged childhood friends whose lives intersect again as recovering addict and parole officer. When one woman’s son goes missing along the Mexican border, she enlists her old pal to investigate the seedy underbelly of Tijuana with the help of an ex-LAPD cop played by Edward James Olmos. 6 years 26 weeks ago via jackiechan

Red Hook Summer

Posted July 24th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Red Hook Summer is the latest in Spike Lee’s Chronicles of Brooklyn (which also include SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT, DO THE RIGHT THING, CROOKLYN, CLOCKERS, and HE GOT GAME), RED HOOK SUMMER tells the story of Flik Royale, a sullen young boy from middle-class Atlanta who has come to spend the summer with his deeply religious grandfather, Bishop Enoch Rouse, in the housing projects of Red Hook.

The Perfect Family

Posted April 30th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary (Kathleen Turner) has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish-an award she has coveted for years-her final test is introducing her family to the board for the seal of approval.

The Trouble With Bliss

Posted November 30th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Comedy/drama about 35-year-old Morris Bliss, who is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and perhaps worst of all the premature death of his mother still lingers and has left him emotionally walled up.

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