Lovely, Still (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Lovely, Still (2008)
  • Rate: 7.0/10 total 730 votes 
  • Genre: Drama | Romance
  • Release Date: 27 March 2010 (Japan)
  • Runtime: USA:92 min | Canada:90 min (Toronto International Film Festival) | Argentina:92 min
  • Filming Location: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  • Budget: $5,000,000(estimated)
  • Gross: $124,720(USA)(31 October 2010)
  • Director: Nicholas Fackler
  • Stars: Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn and Adam Scott
  • Original Music By: Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott of Bright Eyes.Lonely in life and love, Robert Malone (Martin Landau, 9, Ed Wood) braves precarious wintry snow on the walk from his job at the grocery store to his home only to discover a stranger (Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream, ) in his house. What begins as an awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a new chance for romance and the elderly couple’s love affair takes us on a heartfelt and wonderful journey that reveals an unexpected twist.” title=”Lovely, Still — Original Music by Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott of Bright Eyes.Lonely in life and love, Robert Malone (Martin Landau, 9, Ed Wood) braves precarious wintry snow on the walk from his job at the grocery store to his home only to discover a stranger (Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream, ) in his house. What begins as an awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a new chance for romance and the elderly couple’s love affair takes us on a heartfelt and wonderful journey that reveals an unexpected twist.” src=”http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/MV5BODM2ODc5Mjk4M15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNzYyMjQ2Mw@@._V1._CR91,68,297,222_SX120_SY90_BO120,0,0,0_PIimdb-blackband-204-28,BottomLeft,120,-119_PIimdb-bluebutton-big,BottomLeft,212,-121_CR120,120,120,90_ZATrailer,4,61,19,120,verdenab,8,255,255,255,1_.jpg” width=”120″ height=”90″ />
  • Plot Keyword: Fable | Christmas | Old Man

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Nicholas Fackler  written by
  • Tim Kasher  additional writing

Known Trivia

    Plot: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.  »

    Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.

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    Synopsis: Long Synopsis:With the approach of Christmas causing him to feel lonely in life and love, Robert Malone (Academy Award Winner Martin Landau) braves the wintery snow to arrive home from his job at the grocery store only to find a stranger (Academy Award Winner Ellen Burstyn) standing in his home. What begins as an odd and awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a romantic late life love affair that takes us on a heartfelt and wonderful journey which takes an unexpected turn. Skillfully and sensitively directed by Nik Fackler, the film also stars Elizabeth Banks and Adam Scott, and features original music by Conor Oberst and a score by Nate Walcott and Mike Mogis of Bright Eyes.

    Short Synopsis:Lonely in life and love, Robert Malone (Martin Landau, 9, Ed Wood) braves precarious wintry snow on the walk from his job at the grocery store to his home only to discover a stranger (Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream, ) in his house. What begins as an awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a new chance for romance and the elderly couples love affair takes us on a heartfelt and wonderful journey that reveals an unexpected twist.

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    Produced By:

    • Dana Altman known as producer
    • Walter T. Falls III known as associate producer
    • Dany Garcia known as executive producer (as Dany Johnson)
    • Lars Knudsen known as producer
    • James Lawler known as producer
    • Ian McGloin known as executive producer
    • Virgil Price known as executive producer
    • Jack Turner known as producer
    • Jay Van Hoy known as producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Martin Landau known as Robert Malone
    • Ellen Burstyn known as Mary
    • Adam Scott known as Mike
    • Elizabeth Banks known as Alex
    • Scott Beehner known as Supermarket Cashier
    • Mark Booker known as Harold
    • Susan Cannella known as Woman Discussing Zoo in Bar #1
    • Brett Comstock known as Girl in cafe
    • Kali Cook known as Cute girl in bar
    • Tina Dixon known as Postal Carrier
    • Leo Fitzpatrick known as Pharmacist
    • Brendan Greene-Walsh known as Cute Bartender
    • Zoey Newman known as Michelle
    • Laura Pearson known as Woman Discussing Zoo in Bar #2
    • Candice Rose known as Young Mary
    • Har Mar Superstar known as Peter
    • Chris Wiig known as Grocery Store Worker

    ..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

    • Angie Carraher known as key makeup artist
    • Melanie Smith known as key hair stylist

    Art Department:

    • Neva Cozine known as set dresser
    • Jeremiah Johnson known as carpenter: reshoots
    • Jeanelle Marie known as art director: additional photography
    • Ian Moe known as carpenter: reshoots
    • Jason Moore known as property master
    • Adam Parkening known as swing

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    Production Companies:

    • North Sea Films
    • Parts and Labor
    • Sterling Productions
    • White Buffalo Entertainment

    Other Companies:

    • Blink Entertainment  marketing and promotion
    • Gray Krauss Des Rochers  legal services
    • Gulfstream Film  special thanks
    • Mode HQ  Avid support
    • Ovasen Post Production  post-production services and facilities
    • Ovasen  post-production services and facilities
    • Pivotal Post  Avid Editing Equipment Provided By

    Distributors:

    • Comstock Group (2010) (Japan) (theatrical)
    • PiX (2010) (Japan) (theatrical)
    • Primer Plano Film Group (2011) (Argentina) (theatrical)
    • Cinemavault (2010) (Canada) (all media)
    • Cinemax (2011) (Hungary) (TV)
    • Front Row Filmed Entertainment (2009) (United Arab Emirates) (all media) (Middle East)
    • Monterey Media (2010) (USA) (all media)
    • Transeuropa Video Entertainment (TVE) (2011) (Argentina) (DVD)

    ..{tab=Other Stuff}Release Date:

    • Canada 5 September 2008 (Toronto International Film Festival)
    • USA 3 October 2009 (Milwaukee Film Festival)
    • USA 17 October 2009 (Chicago International Film Festival)
    • Brazil 31 October 2009 (São Paulo International Film Festival)
    • USA 6 November 2009 (Omaha, Nebraska)
    • Japan 27 March 2010
    • USA 24 July 2010 (Stony Brooks Film Festival)
    • USA 12 August 2010 (New York City International Film Festival)
    • USA 10 September 2010 (limited)
    • Canada 25 September 2010 (Edmonton International Film Festival)
    • Canada 15 October 2010 (limited)
    • South Korea 23 December 2010
    • Hungary 30 April 2011 (TV premiere)
    • Argentina 23 June 2011

    MPAA: Rated PG for thematic material, mild language and brief smoking

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    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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