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Father’s Chair, On Broadway, The Precocious & Brief Life of Sabina Rivas and The Weather Station (Pryachsya) - Preview

The Precocious and Brief Life of Sabina Rivas

Preview by Jack Foley

FOUR fantastic Shoreline films – Father’s Chair (A Busca), On Broadway, The Precocious & Brief Life of Sabina Rivas and The Weather Station (Pryachsya) come to DVD for the very first time on January 18, 2016, courtesy of Simply Media.

A Father’s Chair

A man who has put his career ahead of everything else in life learns the value of family when his son goes missing in Brazilian feature Father’s Chair (A Busca).

Filmed in São Paulo and starring Wagner Moura (Elysium), this highly engaging drama won Best Film at the 2013 Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival and at the 2012 Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival.

When Theo’s (Moura) 15-year-old son Pedro disappears, Theo takes to the road in search of him, in a journey that leads him from shiny new suburbs to shantytown slums.

On Broadway

Heart-warming US drama On Broadway features a stellar all-star cast led by Joey McIntyre (New Kids On The Block) alongside Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Will Arnett (Arrested Development), Mike O’Malley (Glee), and Sean’Lawlor (Braveheart).

Emotionally devastated by the death of his uncle, Boston carpenter Jack O’Toole writes a play inspired by the man’s wake in this heartwarming American family feature, On Broadway. When no-one will produce the play, Jack takes matters into his own hands to produce the film himself, staging the play in the back of an old Irish pub.

Gathering together a mis-matched theatre company, Jack brings his tale to the stage, uniting his family and friends in a process of closure for their loss.

The Precocious and Brief Life Of Sabina Rivas

Based on the novel La Mara, written by Rafael Ramirez Heredia, and featuring Joaquin Cosio (Quantum Of Solace), Mexican thriller, The Precocious and Brief Life Of Sabina Rivas follows a young Honduran girl with dreams of becoming a singer, as she faces corruption and violence on the Mexico-Guatemala border.

Sabina intends to get to the United States to fulfil her dream and to distance herself from her boyfriend turned vicious gang member. To imagine a better life crossing the Suchiate River towards the US is easy, the challenge lies in crossing Mexico with its brothels, migratory agents, and ruthless gangs.

The Weather Station

Two police detectives are dispatched to a remote weather station in the Russian arctic after the two meteorologists in charge abruptly lose contact with their superiors in The Weather Station (Pryachsya).

Shot in Russia, this ‘Hitchcockian’ thriller is the first film directed by Irish filmmaker Johnny O’Reilly and received its US premiere at the American Film Institute’s 2010 Festival.

When the two police detectives arrive on the scene, the post is abandoned and in a shambles. What happened to the meteorologists and their guests? Is there a murderer on the prowl, or is the answer something more mysterious?

Win Father’s Chair, On Broadway, The Precocious & Brief Life of Sabina Rivas and The Weather Station on DVD

To celebrate the release of Father’s Chair, On Broadway, The Precocious & Brief Life of Sabina Rivas and The Weather Station (Pryachsya) on DVD on Monday, January 18, 2016, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 set of each film. Simply answer the following question…

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