American World Pictures is pleased to announce the latest addition to its CANNES '04 Lineup - "THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY", based on Oscar Wilde's ageless classic novel, and starring Josh Duhamel of NBC's "Las Vegas".
We would like to take this opportunity to request an appointment with you. Our CANNES location will be the Riviera F6, phone # 04-92-99-88-41.
Feel free to call/fax/or email regarding available pictures for your territories and requests for screeners. Also make sure to check into our website periodically at www.americanworldpictures.com http://www.americanworldpictures.com/ for more information on each title, new trailers, artwork, and updates. Library titles and reissues are available.
Thank you and looking forward to hearing from you and meeting you in Cannes!
All our best,
Terese Linden Kohn and Mark L. Lester
American World Pictures
Tel: 818 715 1480
Fax: 818 715 1081
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-CANNES 2004 WORLD PREMIERES-
"OSCAR WILDE'S THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY"
Steven Gordon Presents a Dave Rosenbaum Film starring JOSH DUHAMEL (NBC's "Las Vegas", "Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!")
FANTASY/HORROR - Handsome, young, but morally corrupt Dorian Gray (Josh Duhamel) has a portrait made of himself. As the years pass, he does not age, but the evidence of his sins are apparent in the portrait, which grows uglier and more grotesque with each vile act. He keeps it safely hidden in the attic, but his mysterious behavior and ageless appearance begin to attract suspicion, as he correctly fears he will soon have to face the deadly consequences of his actions.
"SHUT UP AND KISS ME"
Suzanne DeLaurentiis Presents a Gary Brockette Film starring Brad Rowe, Krista Allen and Burt Young.
ROMANTIC COMEDY - Pete (Brad Rowe, "Full Frontal", "Body Shots") and Ryan (Christopher Barnes, "The Brady Bunch Movie") are 27-year old best friends in Miami, and each meets the woman of his dreams on the same day. Unfortunately, Ryan passes out before he can get Jessica's phone number, and Pete finds out Tiara's uncle is an over-protective mob boss. This high-energy romantic comedy asks, how far will you go for true love?
SCREENING: May 13th, Star 1, 11:30AM
SCREENING: May 14th, Olympia 9, 2:00 PM
Ryan Johnson and Kevin Ragsdale Present a Rich Ragsdale Film, starring Andrew Bryniarski (Leatherface of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre").
HORROR - A young woman in college keeps having vivid, gruesome dreams of death. What she doesn't realize is that she is the reincarnation of the woman who was murdered ove a hundred years ago. When she and her best friends travel down to Mexico for vacation, they find something more terrifying than they could ever have imagined - the undead corpse of the 19th Century land baron - EL CHARRO.
A Mark David Film starring Eric Roberts, John Savage and Kirk Harris.
THRILLER - Dorian Shanley (Kirk Harris, "My Sweet Killer") is a young talented surgeon with an insatiable taste for sex, booze, and drugs. Since Dorian can heal his patients, but not his own dying father (John Savage, "Downtown", "The Anarchist Cookbook"), he escapes through as many substances and one-night stands as he can get his hands on. Dorian must confront the choices that he's made in his life and decide between intoxication, responsibility, and love.
An Eric Delabarre Film starring Amber Smith.
THRILLER - Charlie (Amber Smith, "American Beauty", "Tomcats", "Maxim" Magazine Model) is a lethal detective on the trail of a serial killer who is out to punish young, beautiful girls. Eluding the police at every turn, the murderer strikes quickly, and disappears. As Charlie works to uncover the killer's motives, she discovers that she is in more danger than she ever imagined.
Johnnie J. Young Presents a Jay Woelfel Film
HORROR - Every 13 years, residents of a quiet New England town are terrorized by the undead, who rise from a local lake seeking to capture the souls of the living. A young woman in town to grieve the sudden death of her parents dares to break the cycle, and keep the dead where they belong.
A Christian Maelen Film starring Frank Vincent ("Sopranos"), Vincent Pastore ("Sopranos"), and Christian Maelen.
THRILLER - A New York City artist (Maelen) is witness to his best friend's murder - or was he? Due to a drug problem, he can't recall what happened. Now he is the prime suspect and desperately tries to remember before it's too late. In a world of sex, drugs and murder - choose your poison wisely.
-CANNES 2004 MARKET PREMIERES-
"THE 24TH DAY"
Nick Stagliano Presents a Tony Piccirillo Film starring Scott Speedman and James Marsden.
THRILLER - In a cat and mouse game of lies and deceit, two men (Scott Speedman - "Underworld", "Dark Blue" and James Marsden - "X-Men", "Disturbing Behavior") must uncover the deadly secret that threatens to destroy them.
SCREENING: May 13th, Star 1, 5:30PM
"SIX - THE MARK UNLEASHED"
A Kevin Downes Film starring Stephen Baldwin, Eric Roberts,
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Kevin Downes.
SCIENCE FICTION/ACTION - In the days of Armageddon, mankind lives under the rule of a brutal dictator. Freedom is but a fond memory now as three political prisoners must escape the executioner's blade in order to give humanity a fighting chance.
"DOWNTOWN - A STREET TALE"
A Rafael Zelinsky Film starring Joey Dedio, Genevieve Bujold,
John Savage, Burt Young, and Domenica Cameron-Scorsese.
DRAMA - Angelo (Joey Dedio) is a Puerto Rican/Italian who's suffered his share of ups and downs growing up on the streets of New York City. Now a young adult, he finds solace in helping the lost children around him, although his ideals often clash with those of Aimee (Genevieve Bujold), the woman who runs the local shelter. Together, they embrace this adopted family of homeless castaways, each looking for their own form of redemption.
A Thomas Leigh Film starring David Hasselhoff,
George Tootoosis, and Michael Moriarty.
COMEDY/ACTION - A washed-up rodeo cowboy (David Hasselhoff) and a corporate Indian (Gordon Tootoosis) find themselves unlikely partners on the run after they're mistaken as the culprits of a huge heist! In order to clear their names, they embark on an epic saga to bring the real crooks to justice while evading the authorities (Michael Moriarty). It's an action-packed, side-splitting ride where they get a lot more adventure than they bargained for, and quite possibly, a lasting friendship.
A Sean McGinly Film starring Paul Rudd, Donal Logue, and Mackenzie Astin.
DRAMA - Paul Miller (Paul Rudd) has struggled in Hollywood for years, and now he's had enough. But not just of show business - life. In two days, he will kill himself. But in true Hollywood style, he's hired a film crew to chronicle the events leading up to it. An up and coming director (Adam Scott) jumps at the chance to make the documentary, but soon faces a moral dilemma as to whether or not he can allow such a tragedy to happen.
An Oliver Robins Film starring A.J. Buckley, Holly Fields, and Jennifer Lyons.
SEX COMEDY - Reno (A. J. Buckley) is worried that his new roommates, Chad and Nicole (Jennifer Lyons), want to sleep with his girlfriend Holly (Holly Fields). Reno must fend off their advances while keeping his own secret desires for the lusty and sensual Nicole in check. As sexual tensions mount, it's anyone's guess who'll come out on top.or the bottom!
A Johannes Roberts Film starring Dominique Pinon,
Jeff Fahey, and Susan Paterno.
HORROR - Charlie (Dominique Pinon) is dead, but his soul has been left behind - trapped between realms. The terrifying reality Charlie must now face is that he's being hunted by demonic ghouls who wish to steal his soul, and send him straight to Hell. Only one woman (Susan Paterno), a psychologist with a dark secret, can help him escape these Darkhunters... and save his soul.
"KEEPER OF SOULS"
A Tim Card Film starring R.G. Armstrong, Tim Card and Kelly Rowen.
HORROR - The sleepy southern town of Grove Hill harbors a deadly secret. The Keeper of Souls lives in its shadows, a demon cast out of New England centuries ago. As unsettling visions of ghouls and zombies begin to manifest themselves, a couple's romantic weekend getaway soon turns into one of pure terror. a nightmare from which they may never awake.
A Mark L. Lester Film, produced by Dana Dubovsky and Mark L. Lester.
SCI-FI/HORROR - A dormant volcano in the South American Jungle holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of ancient dinosaur eggs are finally ready to hatch... When they do, the consequences for mankind could be dire. Past and present collide as a special ops military unit battles an enemy unlike any they've ever seen before...