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New Trailer for Dan Sallitt’s Friendship Drama FOURTEEN

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Sallitt's film explores the ups and downs of the friendship of two women over the course of a decade.


Writer/director Dan Sallitt has been a fixture on the American scene since his 1986 feature debut Polly Perverse Strikes Again! but he's been far from prolific, giving us a mere four features in the intervening decades. His latest, Fourteen, is his first since 2012's The Unspeakable Act, and follows a tumultuous decade in the lives of twentysomething childhood friends Mara (Tallie Medel) and Jo (Norma Kuhling).

Fourteen is on US VOD May 15th, with a UK/ROI release yet to be announced.

Check out the trailer, poster and official synopsis below.




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The official synopsis reads:

Mara and Jo, in their twenties, have been close friends since middle school. Jo, the more outgoing figure, is a social worker who runs through a series of brief but intense relationships. Mara, a less splashy personality than Jo, bounces among teacher aide jobs while trying to land a position in elementary education, and writes fiction in her spare time. She too has a transient romantic life, though she seems to settle down after meeting Adam, a mild-mannered software developer. It soon becomes apparent that Jo, despite her intellectual gifts, is unreliable in her professional life, losing and acquiring jobs at a troubling rate. Substance abuse may be responsible for Jo’s instability… but some observers suspect a deeper problem. Over the course of a decade, the more stable Mara sometimes tries to help, sometimes backs away to preserve herself, but never leaves behind her powerful childhood connection with Jo.