By Indiewire | Indiewire January 16, 2012 at 10:45AM
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A film about a fishing trip gone horribly wrong.
A couple of friends hire a guide to take them on a fishing trip in a remote part of northern Maine--a place so remote they don't bother to name the towns. But, when the guide takes all their gear, they find themselves stranded in the middle of nowhere.
Writer/Director: Lucas McNelly
Cinematography by: Dustin Pearlman ("Who Shot Mamba?")
Produced by: Sean Hackett ("Homecoming"), Lucas McNelly, David Young
Cast: Kieran Roberts, Jonny Mars ("Wuss," "The Happy Poet"), Tyler Peck
About the film:
"UP COUNTRY is a film born out of necessity, made on a shoestring by leveraging available resources. I had access to the woods around my family's hunting camp in northern Maine (and the surrounding woods), so I decided to build a film around that. We flew people in from around the country and shot a feature in 7 days in the middle of nowhere. The result is a character drama anchored by some fantastic performances and beautiful cinematography, all shot with nothing more than some bounce boards in the middle of the woods." -- Lucas McNelly
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