2009 Overture Films fall preview

Chase Whale

by: Chase Whale
August 3rd, 2009

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PANDORUM – September 18
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Director: Christian Alvart
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Ben FOster, Cam Gigandet, Cung Le, Antje Traue
Synopsis:
In PANDORUM, Dennis Quaid (Vantage Point, The Express) and Ben Foster (3:10 to Yuma, Alpha Dog) join Cam Gigandet (Never Back Down, Twilight), Cung Le (Tekken, Fighting), newcomer Antje Traue, and director Christian Alvart (Antibodies) to tell the terrifying story of two crew members stranded on a spacecraft who quickly – and horrifically – realize they are not alone. Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. It’s pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They can’t remember anything: Who are they? What is their mission? With Lt. Payton (Quaid) staying behind to guide him via radio transmitter, Cpl. Bower (Foster) ventures deep into the ship and begins to uncover a terrifying reality. Slowly the spacecraft’s shocking, deadly secrets are revealed…and the astronauts find their own survival is more important than they could ever have imagined.

CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY – October 22
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Director: Michael Moore
Cast: Michael Moor
Synopsis:
Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore’s new documentary, will be release by Overture Films on October 2, 2009. Capitalism will explore the root causes of the global economic meltdown and take a comical look at the corporate and political shenanigans that culminated in what Moore described as “the biggest robbery in the history of this country” – the massive transfer of U.S. taxpayer money to private financial institutions. Moore has made three of the top six highest-grossing documentaries of all time including Cannes Palme d’Or winner Fahrenheit 9/11, 2008 Academy Award(r) nominee Sicko, and Bowling for Columbine, the Academy Award(r) winner for Best Documentary in 2003. His debut film was 1989’s groundbreaking Roger and Me.

LAW ABIDING CITIZEN – October 16
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Director: F. Gary Gray
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler & Viola Davis
Synopsis:
Law Abiding Citizen is a thriller about a brilliant sociopath who orchestrates a series of high-profile murders that grip the city of Philadelphia – all from inside his jail cell – and the prosecutor assigned to his case who realizes he is the only one who can end the reign of terror.

NO TRAILER FOR LAW ABIDING CITIZEN AT THIS TIME.

THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS – November 6
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Director: Grant Heslov
Cast: George Clooney, Jeff Bridges, Ewan McGregor & Kevin Spacey
Synopsis:
A reporter, trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails, gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, psychic military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. The founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends.

NO TRAILER AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

Source Overture Films

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