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THIS IS NOT A WAR STORY

NYWIFT Award for Best Female Director for Narrative Filmmaking – THIS IS NOT A WAR STORY

 

Directed by Talia Lugacy

Summary

This hybrid narrative film features a supporting cast of Iraq and Vietnam veterans, as well as their original artwork, poetry, and music – and was produced over three years as an ongoing collaboration with a thriving community of veterans. Sam Adegoke, Talia Lugacy, Danny Ramirez and Frances Fisher round out the cast. Winner of the Audience Award for Best Feature Narrative at San Francisco Indie Fest, “‘This is Not a War Story’ boasts stunning acting, fantastic music, a heartfelt plot, and impeccable directing” (Film Threat)

Director Bio

Talia Lugacy directed the film “Descent” which premiered in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival, then released theatrically by Warner Independent. Despite an NC-17 rating “Descent” was championed by The New York Times as “essential to see, a vividness never seen in an American film.” Talia is a full-time Assistant Professor of Screen Studies at The New School in NYC. Her production company Acoustic Pictures is committed to humanistic filmmaking with a minimal environmental footprint.

 

Details

Year: 2021
Runtime: 112:00
Country: United States
Premiere: New York
Note: Press Contact/Sales Agent: Noah Lang, Witchcraft Motion Picture Company, noah@witchcraftmotionpicturecompany.com
 
 
 
 
 






Director: Talia Lugacy
Screenwriter: Talia Lugacy, Eli Wright, Kevin Basl, Nathan Lewis, Jan Barry, Walt Nygard
Producer: Noah Lang, Julian West, Talia Lugacy
Executive Producer: Rosario Dawson
Co-Produce: (Co-Executive) Sam Adegoke, Steven Beer
Cast: Will: SAM ADEGOKE; Isabelle: TALIA LUGACY; Timothy: DANNY RAMIREZ; Dora: FRANCES FISHER; Eli: ELI WRIGHT; Nate: NATHAN LEWIS; Jan: JAN BARRY; Walt: WALT NYGARD; Kevin: KEVIN BASL; Ed: BRIAN DELATE; Dino: PJ BOUDOUSQUE
Cinematographer: Ryan DeFranco
Editor: Talia Lugacy
Production Design: Noa Rachel Bricklin
Composer: Nick Bohun
Sound Design: Talia Lugacy, Nick Bohun
Music: Tom Waits, Dave Van Ronk, Utah Phillips, Chelsea Wolfe, Kid Koala, Matt Elliot, Kevin Morby, Kevin Basl, SWANS
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