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‘Border Crossing’ Stars Josh Charles and Julia Stiles in Psychological Thriller

'Border Crossing' Stars Josh Charles and Julia Stiles in Psychological Thriller

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Border Crossing 

Tweetable Logline: Josh Charles and Julia Stiles star in Bette Gordon’s film “Border Crossing,” based on the novel by Booker Prize-winner Pat Barker.
Elevator Pitch: “Border Crossing” is an intense psychological thriller about children who commit murder and the destruction that’s left behind in the wake of those terrible crimes.
Production Team: 
Bette Gordon (“Handsome Harry,” “Luminous Motion,” “Variety”) – Director
Jamin O’Brien (“Handsome Harry,” “Killer Joe,” Hateship Loveship”) – Producer
Elizabeth Kling (“Deadwood,” “The Killing”) – Producer
Daniel L. Blanc – Producer
Radium Cheung (“Blue Valentine,” “All is Lost”) – Cinematographer
About the Film: Three years ago, one of my dearest friends was murdered by her own son. In the depths of my sorrow, I struggled with the trauma. The crime blurred my notions of sanity and insanity, good and evil, and as I tried to make sense of things, someone gave me a copy of Pat Barker’s “Border Crossing.” I read the novel in one night. In the morning I called Barker’s agent to option the film rights. In Barker’s novel I found a character, in Tom, who was grappling with the same question I was confronting: what if we can’t explain evil?

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