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Mean Dreams

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104 minutes – Thriller
Festival release date: May 15, 2016 (Cannes)
Release date: October 21, 2016 (Select Cities)
Canadian distributor: Elevation Pictures

The coming-of-age thriller follows Casey and Jonas, two teenagers desperate to escape their broken and abusive homes. Stealing a bag full of drug money from Casey’s corrupt police officer father, they band together to learn to con, fight and bribe their way to survival. The film examines the desperation of life on the run and the beauty of first love. Mean Dreams was selected to screen in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Still and poster courtesy of Elevation Pictures.



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Crew:
Producer:Allison Black
William Woods
Executive Producer:

André Bhart
Jonathan Bronfman
Mark Gingras
Rob McGillivray
Tom Spriggs
Ben Stranahan
Patrice Theroux

Co-Producer:

Chris Hatcher

Associate Producer:

Rosalie Chilelli
Andrew Shea

Line Producer:

Chris Hatcher

Director:

Nathan Morlando

Screenwriter:

Kevin Coughlin
Ryan Grassby

Cinematographer:

Steve Cosens

Editor:

Sandy Pereira
Ronald Sanders

Composer:

Son Lux

Production Designer:

Zosia Mackenzie

Art Director:

John O’Regan

Costume Designer:

Marissa Schwartz

Cast:Roles:

Sophie Nélisse
Josh Wiggins
Bill Paxton
Colm Feore
Matt Connors
Ryan Blakely
Vickie Papavs
Tara Nicodemo
Janine Davies

Casey Caraway
Jonas Ford
Wayne Caraway

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