Dinner in America trailer takes a punk rock trip through the decaying suburbs of the Midwest
The first trailer for Dinner in America takes us back to an era of avant-garde children’s films of the late 1980s and 1990s. The story takes place in a small town in Michigan. It follows Simon, played by Kyle Gallner, the lead singer of a band called Psy Ops. Simon is going through a difficult time with his band mates due to musical differences. So he turns to money by selling weed and participating in major pharmaceutical medical experiments. Dinner in America also has Emily Skeggs, who plays the eccentric Patty, a girl who likes to take indistinct Polaroids of herself “enjoying” Simon’s music, then send them to her via the mailbox address on them. group leaflets.
What happens next is a roller coaster ride of chaos, fun and heartbreak led by the young people. Especially after Simon got into trouble for setting it on fire. Patty comes to the rescue and protects him from the police. After all, what else is a number one fan supposed to do? The title comes from Simon’s most famous song called American style dinnerThe movie has the feel of most independent / coming-of-age stories, but with a lot more depth. Not to mention a series of very uncomfortable dinner scenes with different sets of parents.
Dinner in America is written and directed by Adam Rehmeier. He is known for his work on The rabbit game (2011) and Jonah (2013). This movie is very different from its others, however, and gets a huge positive response on Rotten Tomatoes and several other moving websites.
The trailer is intriguing. Almost immediately you are drawn to these characters and actors. Currently, the film has been released overseas and is expected to be released on VOD at the end of the year. However, with many films pushed back, we might see an early release date in America. For fans of movies like Empire Archives, Igby goes down and Benefits of being a wallflower, it should be worth the wait.
Another interesting fact about Dinner in America is that the main song was written by Emily Skeggs, who plays the character of Patty as well as Rehmeier. “Everyone kept asking, ‘What will the song be? This is a very important moment in the film. It has to be absolutely fair or the movie will fall apart. “said Rehmeier.
“You have to know who the ship will be before you can write the song,” he says. “I could have gone to the studio and recorded the song in advance, but I don’t think it would have had the weight that it is. Emily provided the lyrics for the song in the character. She wrote as Patty in the movie. We sat down together and structured the song around a very simple riff because in the movie the characters composed the song in about 25 minutes. They sit down and record it and it comes out. from them, a driving force behind the film from the story to the soundtrack of the original songs.
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