March 18 – 29
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Run Time: 91 minutes
What if your best friend and your girlfriend were starting college soon, leaving you behind in your small Texas town—wouldn’t you do anything for one last good time with them? That’s just what BJ was looking for when he took Bobby and Sue for a weekend of partying. But when the group returns home, they quickly realize the price they paid for their carefree ways. WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE is part thriller, part neo-noir, and part love triangle as the three friends work to ensure that their last weekend together won’t be their final weekend together. After BJ’s boss, the hardened Giff, learns that BJ stole from him to pay for their getaway, he puts the friends’ lives on the line to make up for the betrayal. Gritty and genuine, WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE is a gripping ride with powerful performances by Jeremy Allen White (Bobby) and Mackenzie Davis (Sue) leading audiences through the pulpy landscape of criminals, lovers, and Texas. —T.W.
Zeke Hawkins, Simon Hawkins
Brian Udovich, Justin X. Duprie
Mark Pellegrino, William Devane, Mackenzie Davis, Logan Huffman, Jeremy Allen White, Jon Gries
The older of these Connecticut-born brothers, Zeke Hawkins graduated from the American Film Institute and Brown University. He was nominated for a Student Academy Award for his short "Equestrian Sexual Response" and received AFI's Franklin J. Schaffner Award for Excellence in Directing. After graduating from NYU's Tisch School for Film & Television, Simon Hawkins produced award-winning web content for GOOD Magazine.
WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE (2013)
Rough & Tumble Films
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