The Words, starring Jeremy Irons, will be the closing night film at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Its gala red carpet premiere will be at 9:30 pm on Saturday 28 January, at Peery’s Egyptian Theater in Ogden, Utah.
DIRECTOR Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
SCREENWRITERS Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
U.S.A., 2011, 96 min, color,
English with some French
|6:30 pm||1/27/2012||WORDS27CE||Eccles Theatre||Park City||Waitlist Only|
|9:00 am||1/28/2012||WORDS28CM||Eccles Theatre||Park City||Waitlist Only|
|9:30 pm||1/28/2012||WORDS28ON||Peery’s Egyptian Theater||Ogden||Available|
|12:30 pm||1/29/2012||WORDS29GD||Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center||Salt Lake City||Waitlist Only|
The 2012 Sundance Film Festival takes place Jan. 19-29.
Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper), a struggling writer, aspires to be the next great literary voice. When he discovers a lost manuscript in a weathered attaché case, he realizes he possesses something extraordinary that he desperately wishes he had created. Rory decides to pass the work off as his own and finally receives the recognition he desperately craves. However, he soon learns that living with his choice will not be as easy as he thought as he faces a moral dilemma that will make him take a hard look at the man he has become.
CLOSING NIGHT FILM Gala Premiere at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 28th.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS Laura Rister, Cassian Elwes, Lisa Wilson, Bradley Cooper
PRODUCERS Michael Benaroya, Tatiana Kelly, Jim Young
CINEMATOGRAPHER Antonio Calvache
EDITOR Leslie Jones
PRODUCTION DESIGNER Michele LaLiberte
COMPOSER Marcelo Zarvos
CAST Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana, Ben Barnes
Great new photos of Jeremy Irons and Bradley Cooper on the Montreal set of The Words:
June 22, 2011 – Photos by Bauer Griffin
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Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Irons arriving in Montreal
By Newswire – May 9, 2011 – 1:48 | Dermière Last Updated: May 9, 2011 – 13:48
PRESS RELEASE – The Office of Film and Television (QFTC) is pleased to announce the confirmation of a new American film in Quebec this summer. The independent feature The Words starring Bradley Cooper (Limitless, Hangover, and soon Hangover Two) and Jeremy Irons (Die Hard with a Vengeance, Eragon, The Borgias) begins its pre-production this week. Filming will begin on June 5 for a period of 25 days, and will take place entirely in Montreal where the city will serve as a backdrop to New York and Paris.
The QFTC began discussions in early 2010 with the Hollywood production company Animus Films. Negotiations continued during the summer with the preparation of several proposals digital filming locations. The Words The project gained momentum in November during the economic mission organized by the QFTC the AFM (American Film Market) in Santa Monica. Among the 15 companies that participated in the Quebec delegation, the executive producer Francois Sylvestre took the opportunity to meet producers.
Producers Jim Young and Tatiana Kelly and the authors / directors Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal (Tron Legacy) were invited by the QFTC last month to discover the proposed filming locations and meet with service providers and AQTIS. This trip has definitely convinced the team of financial and creative strengths of Quebec. A few days later the producers announced their final decision to shoot in Montreal. “We are delighted with the enthusiasm that Quebec continues to attract internationally. Visible interest from foreign producers for Quebec is the result of three years of work and concerted mobilization of all our members, “recounted Hans Fraikin, the national commissioner.
François Sylvestre, who works with Nathalie Brunet Omada agency, said he was “proud to have helped bring a film in Montreal independent U.S. copyright.” With already nearly $ 200 million in volume shoots confirmed for 2011 and more than 3000 jobs created or maintained, all indications are that 2011 will be another record year for foreign productions shot in Quebec in 2010 surpassing the previous record year, which reached a total $ 214 million in direct economic benefits.