beginning May 29th, 2015 in New York City at the Cinema Village (22 E.12th Street NY, NY 10003), in Los Angeles at Laemmle’s
Playhouse 7 (673 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101). The film will expand into additional cities throughout the summer.
a horrific past. Day turns to night and people disappear as the secrets of “Sunset Edge” are revealed in a haunting finale.
Carolina, the director’s Southern roots are the inspiration for the film. In setting his story amidst the rural decay of this pastoral landscape, Peddle
aimed to capture a poignant snapshot of American culture. He has been praised for the way he manipulates time and linearity to create a gripping, layered story. Using only available natural
light, he doesn’t rely on special effects or gore to enhance the drama or tension. The sparse dialogue gives his characters a natural quality, permitting
the audience the vantage point of unseen observer.
world and his own student films while at NYU Graduate Film School. Peddle’s discoveries include the Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, who he scouted
at Union Square when she was just 14 years old.
His debut feature documentary “The Aggressiveness” (2005) was a provocative work about gender identity that
revealed a world of butch lesbians of color passing as men. “Trail Angels” (2011), Peddle’s second film, follows four unsung heroes, who make it their quest
to help the seasonal thru-hikers of the Appalachian Trail. With partner Drew Dasent, Peddle currently runs The Secret Gallery, a NY based casting company
with runway and commercial divisions; casting for major fashion houses like Givenchy, Phillip Lim and Comme des Garçons.
negotiated the deal directly with Kino Lorber President / CEO Richard Lorber, and Senior Manager, Contract & Acquisitions Grace Jung just before the
Cannes Film Festival.
talent to watch. As a boutique film distribution company, we’re very selective in the films we choose in getting behind and often gravitate towards the
more challenging art films. It’s what fuels our passion and drive in this business, and it makes us that much more excited to be the vehicle that drives a
film like ‘Sunset Edge’ into the marketplace.”