Ryan attended the 2015 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival premiere screening of his directorial debut “Lost River” yesterday in Austin. His cast members Saoirse Ronan, Rob Zabrecky, Iain De Caestecker, Barbara Steele, and Ben Mendelsohn, composer Johnny Jewel and producers Adam Siegel and Gary Michael Walters also attended the screening. The images have been added in our gallery. Many thanks to our friend Claudia for helping out!
Ryan’s directorial debut “Lost River” will have it’s U.S. premiere during the SXSW 2015 Film Festival as part of the Festival Favorites selection. For more information be sure to head over to the festival’s official website.
Lost River is a dark fairy tale about love, family and the fight for survival in the face of danger. In the virtually abandoned city of Lost River, Billy (Christina Hendricks), a single mother of two, is led into a macabre underworld in her quest to save her childhood home and hold her family together. Her teenage son Bones (Iain De Casestecker) discovers a mystery about the origins of Lost River that triggers his curiosity and sets into motion an unexpected journey that will test his limits and the limits of those he loves.
Section: Festival Favorites | Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere | Country: USA | Year: 2013 | Runtime: 94min
Warner Bros. will release Ryan’s directorial debut “Lost River” in 2015 with a limited U.S. theatrical release and on Video On Demand. Variety is reporting the following story:
Warner Bros. will give a limited U.S. theatrical release in New York and Los Angeles for “Lost River,” Ryan Gosling’s much-derided directorial debut, in the early second quarter along with a day and date release on digital platforms.
The film stars Christina Hendricks, Eva Mendes, Matt Smith, Saoirse Ronan and Iain De Caestecker. The script, written by Gosling, centers on a single mother swept into a dark fantasy underworld while her teenage son discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town.
Warner Bros. acquired U.S. rights in 2013 during Cannes, where Sierra/Affinity sold international rights to 20 markets. The film, which was shot in Detroit, was called “How to Catch a Monster” at that point.
Production companies are Marc Platt, Phantasma Films and Bold Films production. Producers are Platt, Gosling, Adam Siegel, Michel Litvak and David Lancaster.
News about “Lost River” being released in the second quarter was first reported by Collider.com.