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Synopsis

The striking feature film debut of writer-director Alexandre Moors, BLUE CAPRICE is a harrowing yet restrained psychological thriller about an abandoned boy lured to America into the shadows of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by true events, BLUE CAPRICE investigates the notorious and horrific Beltway sniper attacks from the point of view of the two killers, whose distorted father-son relationship facilitated their long and bloody journey across America.

Marked by captivating performances by Isaiah Washington and Tequan Richmond, lyrical camerawork, and a unique and bold structure, BLUE CAPRICE documents the mechanisms that lead its subjects to embrace physical violence. BLUE CAPRICE paints a riveting portrait of 21st-century America and a haunting depiction of two cold-blooded killers that will endure long after the lights come up.

Cast

Isaiah Washington
Tequan Richmond
Joey Lauren Adams
Tim Blake Nelson
Leo Fitzpatrick

Isaiah Washington

A veteran of several Spike Lee films, Washington is best known for his role as Dr. Preston Burke on the ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy.

A native of Houston, Texas, Isaiah Washington spent four years in the Air Force before studying drama at Washington, DC’s Howard University. While at Howard, he won a role in the play Spell #7 and then moved to New york to further pursue his career.

Washington first made his mark in cinema in gritty crime dramas and romantic ensemble comedies. He has been featured in four acclaimed Spike Lee films: Crooklyn, Clockers, Girl 6, and Get on the Bus. Other feature credits include Exit Wounds, Romeo Must Die, True Crime, Bulworth, Out of Sight, love jones, Dead Presidents, Strictly Business and the acclaimed Dancing in September - a performance which earned him a nomination for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor.

Washington makes his home in Los Angeles with his wife, 2 sons and daughter.

Tequan Richmond

African-American actor Tequan Richmond launched his career on two highly promising notes during his mid-adolescent years: he portrayed Ray Charles Jr. , the revered R&B and soul singer’s son, in Taylor Hackford’s much-lauded biopic Ray (2004), and then joined the cast of the hotly anticipated sitcom Everybody Hates Chris in 2005, as Drew, the chick-magnet younger brother of Chris Rock’s teenage alter ego. Richmond starred in the CW comedy for four seasons alongside Tyler James Williams.

During this period, Richmond also landed occasional guest appearances on such series dramas as CSI, ER, and The Shield.

Tequan has been also producing music since the age of 13 and he is currently pursuing a rap career as an unsigned artist under the name “T-Rich”.

Joey Lauren Adams

Joey has appeared in more than thirty films. She is known for her distinctive, raspy voice and for her roles in view Askewniverse films, particularly Mallrats and Chasing Amy.

Adams’ performance in Chasing Amy earned her both the 1997 Chicago Film Critics Award and Las vegas Film Critics Society Award for Most Promising Actress, and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress- Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

Her post-Smith projects included playing a spunky veterinarian’s assistant who falls in love with a single father (vince vaughn) in 1998’s A Cool, Dry Place. The following year, Adams appeared in her first big-budget Hollywood release, playing Adam Sandler’s love interest in the successful comedy Big Daddy. She then went on to appear in many smaller films, including Beautiful and In the Shadows.

During 2006, Adams released her directorial debut, Come Early Morning, starring Ashley Judd and Tim Blake Nelson. The film, shot on location in Little Rock, Arkansas, was selected for the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.

Tim Blake Nelson

An accomplished playwright, screenwriter, director, and actor, former classics major Tim Blake Nelson is perhaps most familiar to the movie audience as the hilariously dim Delmar in Joel and ethan Coen’s goofy Oscar-nominated comedy O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000).

After his successful stint with the Coens’ light-hearted movie, Nelson returned squarely to downbeat material, directing the screen adaptation of his play The Grey Zone (2001), and a drama about the only armed revolt at Auschwitz: The Grey Zone.

Back to being an actor for hire, Nelson scored a summer 2002 hat trick with roles in one glossy big studio blockbuster (Minority Report) and two well- regarded independent releases (Cherish, and The Good Girl).

Nelson’s roles proliferated through the first years of the new millennium – he averaged around six to eight A-list features per year, the number doubtless height- ened by Nelson’s status as a character actor and his resultant tendency to gravitate to bit parts in lieu of leading roles.

Leo Fitzpatrick

Leo Fitzpatrick, most recognised for his breakout role in the Sundance winning film “KIDS”, has recently participated in “Jack and Diane” from Director Bradley Rust Gray and can be seen in a supporting role in the gritty true-life tale of Barbara Hoffman in the film “Winter of Frozen Dreams”.

In “Fay Grim” Leo played a young CIA agent opposite Jeff Golblum and Parker Posey” and he also appeared in “Personal Velocity” from Director Rebecca Miller , in Todd Solondz film “Storytelling” and Larry Clark’s “Bully”.

Fitzpatrick has been busy with Television credits including recurring roles on “Son’s of Anarchy”, “My Name is Earl”, “Carnivale” and “The Wire” on HBO. He was a regular in the one-hour drama “The Kill Point” for Spike TV and on the zany Adult Swim series “The Heart She Holler” co-starring with Patton Oswalt.

Crew

Alexandre Moors

Growing up in the suburbs of Paris, Alexandre Moors was an active member of the graffiti scene while studying fine art and design at the renowned Arts Décoratifs college (ENSAD).

He moved to New York in 1998 and began working as a creative director for several pioneer internet TV companies and motion graphic studios.

Over the years, Moors directed several award-winning short films and music videos for Jennifer Lopez, Miguel, Talib Kweli, The Crystal Method, among many others.

Recently, Alexandre co-directed with Kanye West the experimental film Cruel Summer. Starring Kanye West and Kid Cudi, the film premiered during the Cannes film festival last May.

This summer, Alexandre Moors was chosen by Filmmaker magazine as one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film for 2012. Blue Caprice is his first feature film.

Brian O'Carroll

A native of Dublin, Ireland, Brian has been working in the documentary and commercial film world in New York City for over twenty years. After studying Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, he moved to New York in 1985. Over the last 5 years Brian has completed about fifteen short films and five feature films. Conventioneers, a film about a doomed love affair between a republican and a democrat shot with the RNC New York backdrop, won the IFC 2006 John Cassavetes Award, and was an official selection at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival.

2007 saw the completion of films Winter of Frozen Dreams, an indie feature with Thora Birch and Keith Carradine, and No Money with director Rania Ajami. Brian accepted the prestigious Emerging Cinematographer Award in 2007 from the ICG for his work on Alexandre Moors short film: Cherry Bloom. In 2009 Brian shot a short art film with David Carradine and director Michael Maxxis titled “8 for Infinity”, which was entered in Cannes 2010.

Colin Stetson

Throughout the past decade Stetson has developed his unique solo voice on saxophones and clarinets, culminating in the 2008 release of his debut solo record New History Warfare Vol. 1. As a soloist he has performed countless shows, from intimate rooms to jazz/new music festivals like Moers and London Jazz to rock stages opening for Arcade Fire, The National and others.

His second solo album New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges was released in February 2011 on Constellation, co-produced by Shahzad Ismaily and mixed by Ben Frost.

Stetson chiefly plays assorted saxophones and clarinets, but is also adept at cornet, french horn and flute. Aside from his work as a soloist, Stetson has recorded extensively for other artists and joined a number of live bands as a full member or guest. These include Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, TV on the Radio, Fiest, Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, David Byrne, Jolie Holland, Sinead O’Connor, LCD Soundsystem, The National, Angelique Kidjo, and Bon Iver (of which he is a member).

Colin has made his home in Montréal, Canada.

Sarah Neufeld

Originally from Vancouver Island, BC, Sarah Neufeld began playing the violin at the age of 3. Her musical pursuits led her to move to Montreal, QC, in 1998, where she resides to this day. She is best known as a member of the indie rock phenomenon Arcade Fire, as well as instrumental post-rock ensemble, Bell Orchestre. With these bands, she has received five Juno awards, two Brit awards, Canada’s Polaris Prize, and a Grammy for Best Album (cumulatively). Other projects include collaborations with Montreal bands The Luyas, Snailhouse, and Esmerine and most recently, a body of music for solo violin which was recently featured in a short film by Jason Last for Italian Vogue, Scalpel/Stradivarius.

In addition to this busy schedule of touring and recording, Sarah has dedicated her life to a personal practice of yoga, and became a certified instructor of Moksha Yoga in January, 2009. She is now co-owner of Moksha Yoga NYC, the first Moksha studio opened in NY.

Isen Robbins & Aimee Schoof

Intrinsic Value Films was founded by Isen Robbins and Aimee Schoof in 1998 and has since produced more than 30 feature films. Of those, six premiered at the Sundance film festival, four at the Tribeca Film Festival, three at SXSW and one at Toronto, Venice and Berlin. Their films have been distributed all over the world and have won many awards and honored with numerous nominations, including winning a Sundance Special Grand Jury prize, two Gotham Nominations and four Independent Spirit nods.

They have worked in international sales attending all the major markets. They continue to actively finance and sell films. Some past films include, XX/XY, The Skeptic, The Hebrew Hammer, Brother to Brother and The Alphabet Killer. They have 3 films in post and recently wrapped Principle photography on The Truth about Lies. They are also partners in the online comic book publishing company, Red Giant Entertainment.

Kim Jackson

Kim Jackson is the Founding Producer and President of Streetwise Pictures, a New York City-based film production company providing collaborative investor relations and award-winning production services for feature films. The goal of Streetwise is to support and foster the development, production and distribution of truly seminal and commercial works of film art.

An accomplished producer, she began her career in Los Angeles at Disney/ Touchstone, and has been intimately involved in numerous productions, including (among others), INSIDE MAN directed by Spike Lee, MUNICH directed by Steven Spielberg, and CLICK directed by Frank Coraci.

As Producer, she has been a driving producing force behind the award-winning films TUB (Sundance 2010), TRAN.SI.TIONS, (Hamptons Film Festival 2010), CHILDREN OF GOD (Newfest, Outfest 2010, HBO), and GUN HILL ROAD (Sundance 2011 competition, 2011 Theatrical Release) and BLUE CAPRICE (Sundance 2013).

Ron Simons

Mr. Simons is a Tony Award-winning producer and actor. He is founder and president of SimonSays Entertainment which produced the critically acclaimed films: Night Catches Us, Gun Hill Road, Blue Caprice and Ma George (all premiering at Sundance). He also produced Porgy & Bess (Tony Award), Streecar Named Desire and Radio Golf.

SimonSays Entertainment, founded in 2009 by Ron Simons, is a Film & Theatre production company whose mission is to Tell Every Story™ with a particular focus on narratives that dig deeply into the outsider’s struggle for dignity and acceptance and how that journey unfolds in the ever-changing American Tapestry.

Stephen Tedeschi

Stephen Tedeschi is a man of many talents. He is a real estate developer, entrepreneur, restauranteur and film maker. Stephen has developed over 4 million square feet of retail and office space along the eastern seaboard, and built thousands of homes while at Toll Brothers. He has owned and operated restaurants in Spain, Virginia and New York, and currently owns and operates the highest grossing club in the Hamptons.

He has approached the film industry with the same voraciousness as he has with his other endeavours. He recently joined as a partner Prolific Entertainment, the successful literary and talent management / production company. He has independently produced two feature films in 2012 (Blue Caprice and Run) and he is currently directing documentaries and commercials. He loves the ocean and was on the US sailing team for four years, as well as Tufts University sailing team (2x national collegiate champions and 2x North American Champions).

R.F.I. Porto

Blue Caprice is R.F.I. Porto’s first produced screenplay.

Porto has served as script advisor and creative consultant for a wide variety of independent projects, most recently Kanye West’s Cruel Summer, which premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. In addition to writing narrative films, Porto has worked on documentary film crews in seventeen countries and forty-eight states, contributing to nonfiction series and feature-length films for Showtime, HBO, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, The History Channel, MTV, AMC, and others.

Porto lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York.

Trailer

Poster

Blue Caprice Poster

Screenings

September | Early October | Late October | November

City & StateVenueDate
New York NYIFC Center9/13
White Plains NYCinema 1009/20
Montclair NJClairidge Cinemas9/20
Roslyn Heights NYRoslyn Cinemas 49/20
Laguna Niguel CARancho Niguel 89/20
Huntington NYCinema Arts Centre9/20
San Francisco CARoxie Theater9/20
Los Angeles CASundance Sunset Cinema9/20
Monterey CAOSIO Cinemas9/27
Washington DCWest End Cinema9/27
Birmingham MIUptown Birmingham 89/27
Houston TXAlamo Drafthouse Vintage Park9/27
Atlanta GAPlaza Theatre9/27
Cleveland OHCapitol Theatre9/27
San Jose CACamera 39/27
Seattle WASIFF Cinema Uptown9/27
Houston TXAlamo Drafthouse Vintage Park9/27
Portland ORHollywood Theatre9/27
Cleveland OHCapitol Theatre9/27
Rocky Hill NJMontgomery Cinema9/27
Scottsdale AZShea 149/27
Silver Springs MDAFI Silver Culture Center9/27
Nashville TNBelcourt9/27
Cambridge MABrattle Theater9/27
Palm Desert CACinemas Palme D’Or9/27
Tulsa OKCircle Theatre9/27
Miami FLMDC - Koubek Theater9/27
Chicago ILMusic Box9/27
Denver COSIE Film Center9/27
City & StateVenueDate
Tucson AZLoft Cinema Twin10/4
Richmond VACriterion Cinemas at Movieland10/4
Miami Beach FLMiami Beach Cinematheque10/4
Columbus OHGateway Film Center10/4
Pittsburgh PASouth Side Works Cinema10/4
Fort Lauderdale FLCinema Paradiso10/4
Grand Rapids MIUrban Institute of Cont. Arts10/4
Charlotte NCAyrsley Grand Cinemas 1410/4
New Haven CTCriterion Cinemas10/4
Charleston SCCitadel Mall Stadium 1610/4
Hilton Head Island SCNorthridge Cinema 1010/4
San Diego CADigital Gym Cinema10/4
Los Angeles CADowntown Independent10/4
Lake Worth FLLake Worth Playhouse10/4
Santa Fe NMThe Screen10/4
Tacoma WAGrand Tacoma10/4
Bellingham WAPFC Limelight Cinema10/4
Portland MENickelodeon Cinemas10/4
Athens OHAthena Cinema 310/4
City & StateVenueDate
Shepherdstown WVOpera House Theatre10/10
Harrisburg PAMidtown Cinema10/11
Salt Lake City UTTower Theater10/11
Fort Collins MOLyric Cinema Café10/11
Columbia MORagtag Cinema10/11
Hartford CTReal Art Ways10/11
Mineapolis MNSt. Anthony Main10/11
Overland Park KSGlenwood Arts10/11
Duluth MNZinema 210/11
Corvallis ORDarkside Cinemas10/11
Ann Arbor MIMichigan Theater10/15
Jacksonville FLSun-Ray Cinema10/18
Ogden UTArt House 50210/18
Raleigh NCColony Twins10/18
Missoula MTRoxy Theatre10/18
Santa Fe NMThe Screen10/18
Springfield MOMoxie Cinema 210/18
Anchorage AKBear Tooth10/21
Santa Barbara CAPlaza de Oro10/23
Eugene ORBijou Metro10/25
Bend ORTin Pan10/25
City & StateVenueDate
Lincoln NEMary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center11/1
Bradenton FLLakewood Ranch11/2
Williamsburg VAKimball Theatre11/5
Pelham NYPicture House11/15
Hamilton NYHamilton Theatre11/20
Milwaukee WIUnion Theatre11/22
Three Rivers MIRiviera Theatre11/26

Contact Infos

Production
Intrinsic Value films
25 Broadway (12th floor)
New-York, NY, 10004
Isen Robbins, isen@intrinsicvaluefilms.com

Sales
Cinetic Media
555 West 25th St. (4th Floor)
New York, NY, 10001
sales@cineticmedia.com

Publicist
Brigade
548 West 28th St. (#670)
New York, NY, 10001
Adam Kersh, adam@brigademarketing.com