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Montana Film Festival: Rear View Mirror - Live Script Read

  • The Roxy Theater 718 S. Higgins Ave. Missoula, MT 59801 (map)

A special event live script reading for the Montana Film Festival by Alex & Andrew Smith, both graduates of the MFA, of their upcoming film Rear View Mirror, slated for release in 2019.



Written by Charlie Peters and Curtis Burch

Directed by Alex & Andrew Smith

While driving across the Northern Plains in the summer of 1946 with his wife and provocative mother-in-law, shell-shocked WWII veteran Greg Miller witnesses what he thinks to be the abduction of a woman and her child; a Hitchcockian game of highway cat-and-mouse erupts into a deadly chase as Greg struggles with keep up with the fleeing car and save the kidnapped victims— not to mention his fragile marriage— and his very grasp on reality.

Both a suspenseful, action-filled road film and an intense, layered family dramedy, this is a thoroughly modern throwback to 1940’s noirs. Alex & Andrew Smith (Winter in the Blood, Walking Out, The Slaughter Rule) will direct the film; production is slated for Summer 2019 (perhaps in Montana). The screenplay was developed by L.A. based production company Latitude Productions, which will co-produce with the Smith Brothers.


Reading by actors Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Lily Gladstone, and Ken White

Alex and Andrew Smith (directors), Charlie Peters (writer), and Curtis Burch (writer/producer) in attendance

Free admission to event made possible by Cutbank Literary Magazine

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