The Early Report for February 13, 2017

The Early Report features the most detailed listings on the Internet of the independent and foreign films scheduled to be released in the upcoming week, including actual and estimated screen counts, running times and ratings, when available. This week’s report covers 9 new openers in theatres for the week of February 17th.

American Fable
Logline: An 11-year-old girl discovers her beloved father is hiding a wealthy man in her family’s silo in order to save their struggling farm.
Featuring: Peyton Kennedy, Richard Schiff, Kip Pardue, Marci Miller
Director: Anne Hamilton
Writer: Anne Hamilton
Distributor: IFC Midnight
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the IFC Film Center in New York City and the Laemmle Film Center in Santa Monica
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 96 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Everybody Loves Somebody
Logline: An OB-GYN who has everything but a boyfriend asks a co-worker to pose as her boyfriend for a family gathering, only to be caught by surprise when her ex-boyfriend (and family favorite) suddenly shows up after disappearing from her life completely. In English and in Spanish with subtitles.
Featuring: Karla Souza, Ben O’Toole, Stefanie Estes, K.C. Clyde
Director: Catalina Aguilar Mastretta
Writer: Catalina Aguilar Mastretta
Distributor: Pantelion Films/Lionsgate
Opening Week Release Pattern: 350-400 locations
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content and language
Running Time: 101 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

From Nowhere
Logline: Three undocumented Bronx teenagers are graduating from high school while navigating the treacherous waters of trying to get their papers to stay in the US. In English and in Spanish with subtitles.
Featuring: Julianna Nicholson, J. Mallory McCree, Octavia Chavez-Richmond, Racquel Castro, Jim Norton
Director: Matthew Newton
Writers: Matthew Newton and Kate Ballen
Distributor: FilmRise
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Laemmle Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills and the Village East Cinemas in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 89 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

The Ghazi Attack
Logline: A Pakistani submarine vanishes under mysterious circumstances. In Hindi, and in Telugu, with subtitles.
Featuring: Rana Daggubati, Kay Kay Menon, Atul Kulkarni, Om Puri, Nassar
Director: Sankalp Reddy
Writers: Sankalp Reddy and Niranjan Reddy and Gunnam Gangaraju (story and screenplay), Azad Alam (dialogue)
Distributor: AA Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: 300-350 locations
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 123 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Irada
Logline: A mysterious bomb blast in a business tycoon’s factory prompts the state CM to hire an NIA officer. He meets an ex-army man seeking revenge for his dead daughter and a journalist demanding justice for her slain boyfriend. Nothing is what it seems. In Hindi with subtitles
Featuring: Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, Sagarika Ghatge, Divya Dutta
Director: Aparnaa Singh
Writers: Aparnaa Singh and Anushka Rajan
Distributor: Reliance Big Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: 100-150 locations
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 109 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Love Song
Logline: The relationship between two friends deepens during an impromptu road trip.
Featuring: Jena Malone, Riley Keough, Brooklyn Decker, Amy Seimetz, Rosanna Arquette
Director: So Yong Kim
Writers: So Yong Kim & Bradley Rust Gray
Distributor: Strand Releasing
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 84 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

My Ex and Whys
Logline: A young blogger finds her ex returning to her life unexpectedly. In Filipino with subtitles
Featuring: Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil, Joey Marquez, Ara Mina
Director: Cathy Garcia-Molina
Writers: Carmi Raymundo and Jancy Nicolas and Gilliann Ebreo and Cathy Garcia-Molina
Distributor: ABS-CBN International/Star Cinema
Opening Week Release Pattern: 200 locations
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 120 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Premi O Premi
Logline: Two strangers accidentally meet, only to discover this accident has turned out to be the most amazing thing in their life. In Bengali with subtitles
Featuring: Arifin Shuvoo, Nusraat Faria Mazhar, Prabir Mitra
Director: Jakir Hossain Raju
Writer: Abdullah Zahir Babu
Distributor: Swapna Scarecrow
Opening Week Release Pattern: 100-150 locations
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 135 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Runningshaadi.com
Logline: Two friends create a website that helps lovers to elope. In Hindi with subtitles
Featuring: Arsh Bajwa, Amit Sadh, Brijendra Kala, Tapsee Pannu
Director: Amit Roy
Writers: Navjot Gulati and Amit Roy
Distributor: Reliance Big Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: 250-300 locations
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 140 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)