Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 18, 2021 } Playhouse Square

Too Late

 

Year: 2015
Country: USA
Run Time: 107 minutes

Too Late
Too Late

Private investigator Mel Sampson (Academy Award® nominee John Hawkes) is tasked with tracking down the whereabouts of a missing woman from his own past. With this familiar setup, TOO LATE takes the spine of the classic private eye genre and tears it to pieces, weaving it back together into a tapestry of southern California and the menagerie of eccentric personalities and lost souls who inhabit it. From the desolate, overgrown Radio Hill to the ritzy penthouse of The Beverly Hilton, the film presents a sprawling view of Los Angeles that ranges from the undiscovered to the iconic. Filmed in the 35mm Techniscope format, the story of TOO LATE unfolds across five acts, each comprised of a single 20-plus minute uncut shot—roughly the same length as an entire projected film reel—making TOO LATE the perfect vehicle for a 35mm exhibition resurgence. Written and directed by native Clevelander Dennis Hauck, and featuring a stellar ensemble cast, TOO LATE tells the story of a missing woman, but paints the portrait of a lost man. –Vanishing Angle

CIFF40 Screenings

Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque

Monday, April 04, 2016 at 8:15 PM

Competition
Local Heroes Competition

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Director
Dennis Hauck

Dennis Hauck was born in Cleveland, raised in Atlanta, and lives in Los Angeles. A director and producer of multiple short films, TOO LATE is his first feature film.

Filmography
TOO LATE (2015)

Producers
Alexandra Barreto, Taylor Feltner, Dennis Hauck

Screenwriting
Dennis Hauck

Cinematography
Bill Fernandez

Editing
David Heinz

Principal Cast
John Hawkes, Vail Bloom, Joanna Cassidy, Jeff Fahey, Robert Forster, Brett Jacobsen, Dichen Lachman, Dash Mihok, Sydney Poitier, Crystal Reed, Rider Strong, Natalie Zea

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