Directed by Nathan Morlando
Written by Kevin Coughlin & Ryan Grassby
Produced by William Woods and Allison Black
Sophie Nélisse, Josh Wiggins, Colm Feore and Bill Paxton
Distributed in Canada by Elevation Pictures
International Sales by Mister Smith Entertainment
US Sales by UTA
Golden Globe nominated Bill Paxton (Training Day, Big Love, Nightcrawler) and Colm Feore (House of Cards, Thor, The Amazing Spiderman 2) join rising stars Sophie Nélisse (The Book Thief) and Josh Wiggins (Max, Hellion) in the suspense thriller MEAN DREAMS.
MEAN DREAMS follows courageous local farm boy Jonas (Wiggins) and the new girl next door, Casey (Nélisse), as they embark on a journey that will change their lives forever. As young love blossoms between the two fifteen year olds, Jonas also discovers that Casey’s abusive home life has reached a new level of danger, and Jonas takes the lead in their escape by stealing a bag full of drug money from Casey’s corrupt father - local cop Wayne Caraway (Paxton). With the stolen cash as their only means to a better life, Casey flees with Jonas and together, under relentless pursuit from her father, they learn the hard truth of what it will take in order to survive. In the end, Casey and Jonas are forced to make a life-altering choice from which there will be no turning back.
A potent coming of age thriller, MEAN DREAMS brings together the desperation of life on the run and the beauty and wonder of first love.
Written and Directed by Chris Dymond
Produced by Mallary Davenport and William Woods
Greg Calderone, Elyse Levesque and Michael Xavier
Distributed in Canada by Entertainment One
US and all International territories still available
Thompson Doinel wants to meet the girl of his dreams but his eccentricities and social awkwardness make him unattractive to most women. Except Lola, a beautiful young woman who Thompson believes he can finally share an honest relationship with. But Thompson doesn't realize that Lola is hiding a tragic secret — she's homeless. IN RETURN is the story of a young man's pursuit of love. His journey reveals that the ultimate goal of any life is to connect with the people that matter to us most - and in this way, find true love. Thompson's journey acts as a sincere reminder that casual relationships are not nearly as important to us as the relationships we all put effort and care into. Love is given and hopefully it’s given...in return.