Monday, February 22, 2021

Writer/director Anna Kerrigan talks about her powerful film, COWBOYS, a soulful connection of two misunderstood outsiders




Writer/director Anna Kerrigan’s COWBOYS, a soulful connection of two misunderstood outsiders which blazed a trail through the festival circuit (Tribeca - Best Screenplay & Best Actor, Outfest, NewFest, etc), and will release in virtual cinemas and on VOD February 12th from Samuel Goldwyn.

The modern-day intimate western is a deeply touching family story - Steve Zahn stars as a troubled but well-intentioned father who has recently separated from his wife Sally, played by Jillian Bell. Aghast at Sally’s refusal to let their trans son, played by talented newcomer Sasha Knight, live as his authentic self, he runs off with their son into the Montana wilderness, with the local police force, led by Faith (Ann Dowd), in hot pursuit.

Releasing in Virtual Cinemas and on VOD February 12

Writer/DirectorAnna Kerrigan

Starring:
Steve Zahn, Jillian Bell, Ann Dowd, Gary Farmer, Bob Stephenson, Chris Coy, John Reynolds, & introducing Sasha Knight

Synopsis:
Steve Zahn stars as Troy, a troubled but well-intentioned father who has recently separated from his wife Sally (Jillian Bell). Aghast at Sally's refusal to let their trans son Joe (Sasha Knight) live as his authentic self, Troy runs off with Joe into the Montana wilderness. Meanwhile, police detective (Ann Dowd) pursues them, but her resolve about the case is tested the more she learns about Joe's family. COWBOYS, a modern day Western from director Anna Kerrigan, is a tale of rescue, family betrayal and a father and son on the run.

Genre: Drama
Runtime: 83 minutes










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