CineVegas’ Opening Night screening will feature the world premiere of First Look Pictures’ “Octane.” The film is directed by Marcus Adams and stars Madeline Stowe, Mischa Barton, Norman Reedus, Bijou Phillips and Johnathan Rhys-Meyers. “Octane” stars Stowe as a mother who must save her daughter from a bloodthirsty cult.
The World Premieres of crime drama “Shade” and the highly anticipated documentary “Breakfast With Hunter” will be the Closing Weekend Films at the festival on June 21st.
Infamous outlaw journalist Hunter S. Thompson will make a return to Vegas with the World Premiere of the documentary “Breakfast With Hunter”. Directed by Wayne Ewing, the film chronicles Thompson’s political career interwoven with his struggle to bring his book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas to life as a feature film. Spanning 20 years, footage includes Johnny Depp, Benicio De Toro, John Cusack, Warren Zevon, artist Ralph Steadman and fellow journalists George Plimpton and P.J. O’Rourke. This will mark Thompson’s first overnight return to Las Vegas since he wrote Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in the 1970’s.
A total of 85 films including 12 World Premieres representing 8 countries will screen at the festival.
Get the schedule of films at the CineVegas website.
Posted on June 12, 2003 in Festivals by Film Threat Staff
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