Drama - Completed 2017

PITCH: 3 friendship groups of confused 20 year olds at a party throughout the course of one night. Metaphors: Their world is a sharehouse, each room is a country. Nicky Murphy: new, emerging auteur in world cinema. Indie director / producer operating outside studio system. Strong, established career

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama, Comedy
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Nicky MURPHY
    • Writer(s)
    • Nicky MURPHY
    • Producer(s)
    • Sean MCINTYRE (Callumny Films), Nicky MURPHY (Rare Amazing)
    • Synopsis
    • TAGLINE: The house party that is, was or will be your 20's.

      An American exchange student who has pressing obligations with the immigration department finds herself trapped at a house party in Paris which she cannot leave.

      SMELLS LIKE: Clerks meets Dazed and Confused meets Snatch

      WHOSE EYEBALLS: teenagers, males and females aged 15 to 35

      THEMES: Fashion & trends, Post coming-of-age, life transitions: coming of age/self acceptance from adulthood to maturity, pros and cons of partying, The line between socialising and judging

      CREW: Nicky Murphy (writer/director/producer), Sean McIntyre (producer - SACRIFICE, THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL, ANY QUESTIONS FOR BEN?, SHEBORG MASSACRE, TARNATION, TIME APART), Sacha Parthonnaud (Director of Photography), Zeina Thiboult (Production Design, TRAIL MIX)
      SHOOT: JUL / AUG 2017

      ANY SPECIFIC INFO: FILMED JUL/AUG 2017 PARIS, FRANCE (French, English subtitles), sponsored by: Fashion labels - Jour/ne, Agnes B & Patrice Catanzaro, Original Music by: M. Sayyid, Deena & Ivan

      MEDIA RELEASES - i-D magazine: Editorial highlighting fashion depicted in LEATHERDADDY and the collaborators involved

      COMMENTS - featuring FEMALE FRANCO/AFRICAN-AMERICAN and multicultural cast of international actors.
      COMMENTS - sponsored by: Fashion labels - Jour/ne, Agnes B & Patrice Catanzaro
      COMMENTS - Original Music by: M. Sayyid, Deena & Ivan Ooze

      COMMENTS – industry mentoring:
      * Stephen Luby (Ruby Entertainment)
      --> logie-winning producer The Secret River 2017 (Sarah Snook [Predestination])
      --> mentored Sean McIntyre during 2016 developing pitch doc for The Contract (ongoing)
      --> --> Facilitated by Stephen Luby, Mark Gracie and Tim Ferguson
      --> --> Sean McIntyre completed Emerging Producers Course in 2013 (Open Channel, Docklands Studios [Melb, Australia]).