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iW NEWS | Truly Indie Finds a "Backseat" for the U.S.

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire January 15, 2008 at 10:39AM

The U.S. theatrical release of Bruce Van Dusen's coming of age late story, "Backseat," will be handled by Wagner Cuban Companies' self-distribution initiative, Truly Indie, with the theatrical premiere set for March 28th in New York, with additional cities to follow. Directed by van Dusen ("Cold Feet") and written by and starring newcomer Josh Alexander, the film is described as an "off-beat comedy about generation X as it struggles through prolonged adolescence into adulthood. The film won an audience award at the Austin Film Festival. The deal was negotiated by Josh Alexander, Henry Hardaway and Terry Leonard with Truly Indie executive director Kelly Sanders and head of business and legal affairs Jason Janego. [Brian Brooks]
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The U.S. theatrical release of Bruce Van Dusen's coming of age late story, "Backseat," will be handled by Wagner Cuban Companies' self-distribution initiative, Truly Indie, with the theatrical premiere set for March 28th in New York, with additional cities to follow. Directed by van Dusen ("Cold Feet") and written by and starring newcomer Josh Alexander, the film is described as an "off-beat comedy about generation X as it struggles through prolonged adolescence into adulthood. The film won an audience award at the Austin Film Festival. The deal was negotiated by Josh Alexander, Henry Hardaway and Terry Leonard with Truly Indie executive director Kelly Sanders and head of business and legal affairs Jason Janego. [Brian Brooks]