Dreamland (2016 film)
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|Directed by||Robert Schwartzman|
|Edited by||Chris Donlon|
Dreamland is a 2016 American comedy, drama, music film, directed by Robert Schwartzman in directorial debut, from a screenplay by Benjamin Font and Schwartzman. It stars Johnny Simmons, Amy Landecker, Jason Schwartzman, Noël Wells, Alan Ruck, Beverly D'Angelo, Talia Shire, Shay Mitchell, Frankie Shaw and Nick Thune.
The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 14, 2016. The film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on November 11, 2016, by Orion Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky.
Monty Fagan (Johnny Simmons) a pianist, begins a relationship that upends his home life.
- Johnny Simmons as Monty Fagan
- Amy Landecker as Olivia
- Jason Schwartzman as Peter
- Noël Wells as Joanna
- Alan Ruck as Walter
- Beverly D'Angelo
- Talia Shire as Victoria
- Shay Mitchell as Nicole
- Frankie Shaw as Lizzie
- Nick Thune as Jason
- Robin Thomas as Allen
- William M. Schwartzman as David
- Brittany Furlan as Emily
In March 2015, it was revealed Robert Schwartzman would direct the film in his directorial debut from a screenplay by him and Benjamin Font, with Johnny Simmons, Amy Landecker, Frankie Shaw and Beverly D'Angelo would star in the film, while Schwartzman and Mel Eslyn producing.
The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 14, 2016. Shortly after, Orion Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky acquired U.S and Latin American rights to the film, with a November 11, 2016, release date set.
Dreamland received positive reviews from film critics. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a 63% approval rating, based on 8 reviews, with an average rating of 5.9/10. On Metacritic, the film holds a rating of 55 out of 100, based on 4 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
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- "Dreamland". Tribeca Film Festival. Retrieved June 9, 2016.
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- A. Lincoln, Ross (September 30, 2016). "Orion Pictures And Gunpowder & Sky Nab Robert Schwartzman Pic 'Dreamland'". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
- "Dreamland (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved November 11, 2016.
- "Dreamland". Metacritic. Retrieved November 11, 2016.