11/21/2019 10:00 pm – Caligari FilmBühne

Canada 2019 83 min English original version

by Rob Grant

Script & Editor: Rob Grant, DoP: Charles Hamilton, Music: Michelle Osis, Producers: Michael Peterson, Kurtis Harder, Production: 775 Media Corp, Cast: Munro Chambers, Emily Tyra, Christopher Gray, Brett Gelman

With his perfect family and perfect upbringing, Richard appears to have it all. So when he thinks that his long-term girlfriend, Sasha, and best-friend, Jonah, are having an affair, it sends him into a fit of rage that leaves Jonah a bloody mess. Once Jonah and Sasha convince Richard the allegations are false, Richard tries to buy back their trust by taking them out for a day-trip on his family’s yacht. Tension boils over once out to sea, and, to make matters worse, the yacht’s engine fails. Stranded without food and supplies,
the trio must set aside their differences in order to survive. One part post-modern Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, one part KNIFE IN THE WATER with the cast of Seinfeld, HARPOON is a wickedly humorous and bloody deconstruction of friendship and love.

More information: http://yellowveilpictures.com/harpoon/

Rob Grant was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, attending the Capilano University’s Motion Picture Production Program before continuing on to earn his degree in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia. He got his start in the editing department as assistant editor most notably with Steven Spielberg and Michael Kahn on THE BFG, and on DEADPOOL 2. He has directed and edited multiple feature films that have played at festivals such as Toronto International, Sitges, and Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival. From his horror movie disguised as a buddy comedy MON AMI (2012), to the meta-docu-thriller FAKE BLOOD (2017), and now to his relationship survival film HARPOON (2019), he tries to challenge the audience with the unexpected on every new project he directs.

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