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You don’t have to live in NYC to get excited about the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival! Tribeca Film will release three 2014 TFF selections on VOD so that audiences across the country can participate long distance in our 13th annual Festival.
Movielovers have the opportunity to rent Beneath the Harvest Sky, The Bachelor Weekend, and Bright Days Ahead nationwide via on demand during the Festival window (April 16-27). The titles will be available in more than 50 million homes in the U.S. through all major cable video-on-demand providers, as well as iTunes, Amazon Watch Instantly, VUDU, Xbox, Google Play and YouTube.
Beneath the Harvest Sky
Directed and written by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly
(USA) – U.S. Premiere, Narrative
Bored and restless, best friends Dominic and Casper are making plans to escape their small town in Northern Maine to start new lives in Boston. In order to earn the money, Dominic spends the summer harvesting potatoes, while Casper becomes involved in the family business—smuggling drugs over the Canadian border. The divergent paths of the two boys, both trapped in their circumstances in different ways, will change their friendship forever. Brought to life by two stellar lead performances, Beneath the Harvest Sky is an authentic portrayal of adolescent frustration, culminating in a heartbreaking coming-of-age drama.
The Bachelor Weekend
Directed and written by John Butler
(Ireland) – U.S. Premiere, Narrative
Pressured by his best man to spend a bachelor’s weekend camping, foppish groom-to-be, Fionan, reluctantly agrees. But when his fiancee’s alpha-male brother, nicknamed ‘The Machine,’ unexpectedly turns up, the camping trip takes a turn for the worst. Fionan and his genteel friends are no match for the uncouth bully, and the trip begins to look like it will become Fionan’s worst nightmare. A slapstick, good-natured comedy, Bachelor Weekend hilariously delves into the stereotypical realm of masculinity that is camping and the great outdoors.
Bright Days Ahead (Les beaux jours)
Directed by Marion Vernoux, written by Fanny Chesnel
(France) – U.S. Premiere, Narrative
In this sophisticated and sexy drama, a newly retired woman in her 60s (French cinema icon Fanny Ardant, 8 Women, Confidentially Yours) finds herself tumbling into an affair with a much younger man (Laurent Lafitte, Little White Lies), her computer teacher at the local seniors’ club. As she finds herself courting danger—taking her young lover to places they could easily be discovered by her husband (Patrick Chesnais, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)—she must decide if her retirement will mark the end for her marriage, or a new beginning. In French with English Subtitles.