Monday, February 22, 2010
Greenville College Alum Andre Anjos Scores 'Holy Rollers'
Three noteworthy films of Sundance:
Finding themselves amidst the complications of married life, Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams play a couple that retreats to an unfamiliar place, seeking to revive their marriage. Directed by Derek Cainfrance, the film charts the history of a relationship in a unique and heartfelt way.
Holy Rollers sees Jesse Eisenberg playing a Hasidic Jew who is determined to become a Rabbi. However, through the influence of his Brooklyn neighbors, he is pulled into the world of illegal drug smuggling. This film being Kevin Asch’s directorial debut, exposes the true story of abandon faith and family. One of the coolest things about this film is that GC alum Andre Anjos composed the soundtrack for this film.
Director Debra Granik tells the story of a young girl, played by Jennifer Lawrence, who is on a mission to uncover the truth about her father. With adversity all around her, Lawrence’s character teams with her friend and uncle to find her father and save her crumbling family. Taking several awards at Sundance festival, look for this award winning adventure story soon to be released.