Dreamland (2016 film)


Theatrical release poster
Directed by Robert Schwartzman
Produced by
Written by
  • Benjamin Font
  • Robert Schwartzman
Cinematography Benjamin Kasulke
Edited by Chris Donlon
  • Beachwood Park Films
  • Tilt/Shift Films
Distributed by
Release dates
  • April 14, 2016 (2016-04-14) (Tribeca Film Festival)
  • November 11, 2016 (2016-11-11) (United States)
Running time
84 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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.



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.[1]


The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 14, 2016.[2][3] 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.[4]

Critical reception

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.[5] On Metacritic, the film holds a rating of 55 out of 100, based on 4 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[6]


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