Archive Cinema City 2012.

Collaborator

Genre: Comedy | Drama
Country: Canada / USA
Year: 2010
Duration: 87 min

Director: Martin Donovan
Scenario: Martin Donovan

Cast: Martin Donovan, David Morse, Olivia Williams

Programme selection: Exit Point

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Synopsis:

On a visit to his childhood home to look in on his mother, the famous playwright Robert Longfellow is taken hostage by Gus, an ex-con neighbor he has avoided since he was a boy. As the drama unfolds on the cable news channels, the two men unexpectedly bond until the mood darkens and shots ring out.

Awards:

Best Actor (David Morse), FIPRESCI Prize (Martin Donovan), Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2011.

Director:

Martin Donovan (born August 19, 1957) is an American film, stage and television actor. He has had a long collaboration with director Hal Hartley, appearing in many of Hartley's films, such as Trust (1990),Surviving Desire (1991), Simple Man (1992), Filirt (1993), Amateur ( 1994), and The Book of Life (1998; in which he played Jesus). Donovan plays Peter Scottson, the DEA agent on Showtime's cable series Weeds. He made his writing/directorial debut in 2011 with the film Collaborator.


 

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