On a one-day business trip to New York, a German business executive falls in love with a singer-songwriter who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he's never experienced before.
The premise for the film is very loosely based on the experiences of my writing partner, Christoph Silber, who met his wife on the subway in Brooklyn. Such "chance meetings" are often depicted in film, and at times come off as narrative device, but both of us have been shaped by such encounters in our personal lives and so decided to forge ahead and flesh out some ideas.
We developed numerous treatments over the years, eventually settling on a love story between two characters that appear very different on the surface - a German on the corporate fast-track; and a pastor's daughter from Brooklyn with musical aspirations. Fortunately, the screenplay appealed to some amazing actors, who in turn took the story to places I could never have anticipated. Additionally, the music composed by Scott Jacoby and performed by lead actress Nicole Beharie elevate the film tremendously.
Open's October 4th in Select Cities
Phipps Plaza AMC
3500 Peachtree Rd NE
AMC Pacific Place 11
600 Pine St #400,
Seattle, WA 98101
AMC Georgetown 14
3111 K Street, Nw
Washington, DC 20007
AMC River East 21
322 East Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60611
AMC Elmwood Palace 20
1200 Elmwood Park Blvd, Elmwood, LA 70123