SYNOPSIS: Nova Scotia. 1976. The weekend of the American Bicentennial. When 15-year-old Kit decides that living with his father is too repressive, he hits the road to move in with his mother. Accompanied by his girlfriend Alice, Kit will explore his very core – his sexuality, his sense of place and self – in an attempt to find a place to call home.
DIRECTOR BIO: Bruce McDonald is a Canadian director known for his irreverent, eclectic style and his love of music and pop culture. After breaking out with his debut feature Roadkill, he has gone on to direct numerous other acclaimed films including HARD CORE LOGO, THE TRACY FRAGMENTS and PONTYPOOL. He currently lives in Toronto with his wife and daughter, enjoys Italian food and loves the great album Bitches Brew.
SELECT FEATURES: TRIGGER 2010, PONTYPOOL 2008, THE TRACEY FRAGMENTS 2007, HARD CORE LOGO 1996, HIGHWAY 61 1991, ROADKILL 1989
WRITTEN BY: Daniel MacIvor
CAST: Julia Sarah Stone, Dylan Authors, Allan Hawco, Molly Parker
PRODUCERS: Mike MacMillan, Marc Almon
SELECT FILM FESTIVALS: TIFF 2016
SALES: International – DDI
DISTRIBUTION: Canada – Films We Like
US – Mubi
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