The Early Report for April 11th, 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 18 new openers in theatres for the week of April 14th.

Altitude
Logline: While travelling on a plane, an FBI agent is offered millions of dollars to protect an ex-con from his former partners, who are about to hijack the plane they’re flying on
Featuring: Kirk Barker Chuck Liddell, Jonathan Lipnicki, Dolph Lundgren, Denise Richards
Director: Alex Merkin
Writer: Jesse Mittelstadt
Distributor: Lionsgate
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Cherry Hill 24 in Cherry Hill NJ, the Highlands Ranch 24 in Highlands Ranch CO, the Studio 30 in Houston, the Southlake Pavilion 24 in Morrow GA, the Emipre 25 in New York City, the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood, the Universal 20 in Orlando, the Arizona 24 in Phoenix, the South Barrington 30 in South Barrington IL and the Forum 30 in Sterling Heights MI
MPAA Rating: R for language and some violence
Running Time: 88 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

By the Time It Gets Dark
Logline: A filmmaker tries to make a film about the military-led massacre of student demonstrators at a university in Bangkok in October 1976. In Thai with subtitles
Featuring: Arak Amornsupasiri, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk, Achtara Suwan, Visra Vichit-Vadakan
Director: Anocha Suwichakornpong
Writer: Anocha Suwichakornpong
Distributor: Electric Eel Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Francesca Beale Theater at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 105 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary
Logline: Documents the the global power and impact of the music of John Coltrane and reveals the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds
Director: John Scheinfeld
Distributor: Abramorama
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 99 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Finding Oscar
Logline: Documents the search for justice in the devastating case of the Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala. In English and in Spanish with subtitles
Director: Ryan Suffern
Distributor: FilmRise
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Village East 7 in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 100 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

The Lost CIty of Z
Logline: . In English and in German, Portuguese and Spanish with subtitles
Featuring: Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Angus Macfadyen, Ian McDiarmid, Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson
Director: James Gray
Writer: James Gray, based on the novel by David Grann
Distributor: Bleecker Street
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at he Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, the Lincoln Square 13 and the Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, brief strong language and some nudity
Running Time: 141 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Lovestruck
Logline: A love story with unpredictable twists and turns between perception and reality, love and its complications and the faults of human nature. In Greek with subtitles
Featuring: Thodoris Atheridis, Martha Karagianni, Smaragda Karydi, Constantine Markoulakis, Panayiota Vlanti
Director: Thodoris Atheridis
Writer: Thodoris Atheridis, based on his play “Apo Erota”
Distributor: Village
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 104 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Manje Bistre
Logline: While preparing for his sister’s wedding, a yonung man immediately falls in love with a mysterious woman. In Punjabi with subtitles
Featuring: Karamjit Anmol, Sonam Bajwa, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Gippy Grewal, Jaggi Singh
Director: Gippy Grewal
Writer: Gippy Grewal
Distributor: PVS
Opening Week Release Pattern: 125 plus locations
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 135 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back
Logline: Documents the life of the provocative and elusive artist whose playful and subversive works that send up the artistic establishment
Director: Maura Axelrod
Distributor: Bond 360
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinema in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 95 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo
Logline: Documents the men who worked mission control for the Apollo mission in Houston
Director: David Fairhead
Writers: David Fairhead and Keith Haviland
Distributor: Gravitas Ventures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Facets Cinematheque in Chicago, the Gateway Film Center in Columbus OH, the SIE Film Center in Denver, the Old Greenbelt Theatre in Greenbelt MD, the Alamo Drafthouse Theatre in Houston the Oaks 10 in Melbourne FL, the Village East Cinemas in New York City, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Shea 14 in Phoenix, the Grand Illusion Theatre in Seattle and the Rialto Cinemas in Sebastopol CA
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 99 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Mister
Logline: A musical entertainer finds himself in a love triangle. In Telugu with subtitles
Featuring: Nikitin Dheer, Hebah Patel, Prudhviraj, Varun Tej, Lavanya Tripathi
Director: Srinu Vaitla
Writers: Gopimohan and Sreedhar Seepana
Distributor: Telugu Filmnagar
Opening Week Release Pattern: 100 plus locations
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 140 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
Logline: An earthquake causes a high school to float into the sea, where it slowly sinks like a shipwreck.
Featuring the voices of: Lena Dunham, Maya Rudolph, Susan Sarandon, Jason Schwartzman, Reggie Watts
Director: Dash Shaw
Writer: Dash Shaw
Distributor: GKids
Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Metrograph Theatre in New York City
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 77 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
Logline: Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman’s life dramatically changes for better and worse.
Featuring: Lior Ashkenazi, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Richard Gere, Michael Sheen
Director: Joseph Cedar
Writers: Joseph Cedar
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Arclight 15 in Hollywood, the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles
MPAA Rating: R for some language
Running Time: 117 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

A Quiet Passion
Logline: The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
Featuring: Keith Carradine, Duncan Duff, Jennifer Ehle, Jodhi May, Cynthia Nixon
Director: Terence Davies
Writer: Terence Davies
Distributor: Music Box Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Amherst Cinema in Amherst MA, the Kendall Square Cinams in Cambridge MA, the Cape Cinema in Dennis MA, the Lincoln Plaza Cinema and the Quad Cinema in New York City
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, disturbing images and brief suggestive material
Running Time: 125 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Powerpandi
Logline: A stuntman tries to embracing love, positivity and peacefulness. In Tamil with subtitles
Featuring: Delhi Ganesh, Prasanna, Rajkiran, Revathi, Chaya Singh
Director: Dhanush
Writers: Dhanush and Subramaniam Siva
Distributor: Primetech Inc.
Opening Week Release Pattern: 150 plus locations
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 150 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

7 WItches
Logline: As their wedding day approaches, Cate and Cody should be celebrating, but when a 100-year-old curse comes to fruition, they find themselves fighting for their lives against a vengeful witch
Featuring: Persephone Apostolou, Megan Hensley, Mike Jones, Macall Gordon, Kris Keppeler
Director: Brady Hall
Writers: Brady Hall and Ed Dougherty
Distributor: Indican Pictures
Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 75 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Spark: A Space Tail
Logline: A teenage monkey and his friends are on a mission to regain a kingdom overtaken by an evil overlord
Featuring the voices of: Jessica Biel, Susan Sarandon, Patrick Stewart, Hilary Swank
Director: Aaron Woodley
Writers: Doug Hadders and Adam Rotstein and Aaron Woodley
Distributor: Open Road Films
Opening Week Release Pattern: 350 plus locations
MPAA Rating: PG for some action and rude humor
Running Time: 90 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Tommy’s Honour
Logline: A father and son dynamic usher in the modern game of golf
Featuring: Peter Ferdinando, Ophelia Lovibond, Jack Lowden, Peter Mullan, Sam Neill
Director: Jason Connery
Writers: Pamela Marin and Kevin Cook
Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Addison 21 in Addison IL, the Hoffman Cneter 22 in Alexandria VA, the Avalon 12 in Alpharetta GA, the Parks 18 in Arlington TX, the Ballston Common 12 and the Shirlington 7 in Arlington VA, the Atlantic Station 16, the Parkway Pointe 15, the Phipps Plaza 14 and the Sandy Springs 8 in Atlanta, the Exchange 20 in Augusta GA, the Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane Cinemas and the Arbor Cinemas at Great Hills 8 in Austin, the Aventura Mall 24 in Aventura FL, the Lincoln Square 16 in Bellevue WA, the Neshaminy 24 in Bensalem PA, the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Arclight Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the Maple Theatre in Bloomfield Heights MI, the Living Room Cinemas, the Palace 20 and the Shadowood 16 in Boca Raton FL, the Prado 12 in Bonita Springs FL, the Boston Commons 19 in Boston, the Century 16 in Boulder CO, the Century City 15 in Century City CA, the Fashion Center 20 in Chandler AZ, the Terrace Theatre in Charleston SC, the Ballantyne Village 5 and the Park Terrace 6 in Charlotte, the Century Centre Cineams and the River East 21 in Chicago, the Cedar Lee Cinemas in Cleveland Heights OH, the Gateway Film Center 8 and the Lennox 24 in Columbus OH, the Cranford 5 in Cranford NJ, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, the Danbury 16 in Danbury CT, the Liberty Tree Mall 20 in Danvers MA, the Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver, the Fluer Cinemas in Des Moines IA, the Edgewater 16 in Edgewater NJ, the Southdale 16 in Edina MN, the Arclight Beach Cities 16 in El Segundo CA, the Coconut Point in Estero FL, the CineArts 6 in Evanston IL, the Bullard Square Cinemas in Fairfield CT, the Farmingdale 10 in Farmingdale NY, the Bell Tower 20 in Fort Myers FL, the Patriot Place 14 in Foxboro MA, the Framingham 15 in Framingham MA, the Thoroughbred 20 Franklin TN, the Freehold 14 in Freehold NJ, the Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in Frontenac MO, the Glen 10 in Glenview IL, the West Village 12 in Golden CO, the Grapevine Mills 30 in Grapevine TX, the Hamilton 24 in Hamilton NJ, the Palace 20 in Harahan LA, the Highlands Ranch 24 in Highlands Ranch CO, the Grand Palace 24, the Gulf Pointe 30, the Houston 8 and the Marq*E 23 in Houston, the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington NY, the Castleton Square 14 and the Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis, the Westpark 8 in Irvine CA, the Avenues 20 and the Regency 24 in Jacksonville, the Jupiter 24 in Jupiter FL, the Palace 15 in Kansas City MO, the Katy 19 in Katy TX, the King of Prussia 15 in King of Prussai PA, the Arclight 14 in La Jolla CA, the Rancho Niguel 8 in Laguna Niguel CA, the Disney Springs 24 in Lake Buena Vista FL, the Colonnade 14, the Sam’s Town 18 and the Village Square 18 in Las Vegas, the Town Center 20 in Leawood KS, the Hamburg Pavilions 16 in Lexington KY, the Lincolnshire 15 in Lincolnshire IL, the Livonia 20 in Livonia MI, the Baxter Avenue 8 in Louisville, the Alderwood 16 in Lynnwood WA, the Point 16 in Madison WI, the Movies 3 in Marco Island FL, the Superstition Springs 25 in Mesa AZ, the Methuen 20 in Methuen MA, the South Beach 18 in Miami, the Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis, the Clairidge 6 in Montclair NJ, the Osio Cinemas in Monterey CA, the Palmetto Grande 16 in Mt. Pleasant SC, the Hollywood 20 and the Silverspot 12 in Naples FL, the Hollywood 27 in Nashville, the Ridge 20 in New Berlin WI, the New Brunswick 18 in New Brunswick NJ, the Lincoln Square 13 and the Village East Cinemas in New York City, the Island 7 in Newport Beach CA, the Northbrook Court 14 in Northbrook IL, the Oakdale 10 in Oakdale MN, the Oakbrook Center 4 in Oakbrook IL, the Woodland Square 20 in Oldsmar FL, the Universal 20 in Orlando, the Glenwood Arts Cinemas in Overland Park KS, the Mall Gardens Palm 16 in Palm Beach Gardens FL, the Palm Desert 10 in Palm Desert CA, the Palm Springs 10 in Palm Springs, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Arrowhead Fountains 18 in Peoria AZ, the Ritz East Cinemas in Philadelphia, the Desert Ridge 18 in Phoenix, the Pleasant Hill 16 in Pleasant Hill CA, the Plymouth Meeting in Plymouth Meeting PA, the Legacy 24 in Plano TX, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, the Downtown 20 in Redwood City CA, the Criterion Cinemas in Richmond VA, the Montgomery 6 in Rocky Hill NJ, the Roslyn Cinemas in Roslyn NY, the Sundial 24 in St. Petersberg FL, the Megaplex 12 in Salt Lake City, the Bijou 6 in San Antonio, the Carmel Mountain 12 and the Fashion Valley 18 in San Diego, the Kabuki 8 in San Francisco, the Camera 3 in San Jose, the San Marcos 18 in San Marcos CA, the Regency 6 in San Rafael CA, the Jordan Commons 17 in Sandy UT, the Mercado 20 in Santa Clara CA, the Woodfield 20 in Schaumburg IL, the Shea 14 in Scottsdale AZ, the Meridian 16 and the Seattle 10 in Seattle, the Sunset Place 24 in South Miami, the Landmark Square 9 in Stamford CT, the Countryside 20 in Sterling VA, the Stonybrook 17 in Stonybrook NY, the Veterans Expressway 24 in Tampa FL, the Bridgeport Village 18 in Tigard OR, the Thousand Oaks 14 in Thousand Oaks CA, the Seacourt 10 in Toms River NJ, the Rolling Hills 20 in Torrance CA, the Valley View 24 in Valley View OH, the Indian River 24 and the Majestic 11 in Vero Beach FL, the Old Mill Playhouse 8 in The Villages FL, the Voorhees 16 in Voorhees NJ, the Warrington Crossing 22 in Warrington PA, the Gallery Place 14 and the Georgetown 14 in Washington DC, the Mayfair Mall 18 in Wauwatosa WI, the West Newton 6 in West Newton MA, the West Plano 20 in West Plano TX, the Palisades Center 21 in West Nyack NY, the Raceway 10 in Westbury NY, the Promenade 24 in Westminster CO, the Cinema De Lux 15 in White Plains NY, the Brandywine Town Square 16 in Wilmington DE, the Village 20 in Winter Park FL, the Market Street 5 in The Woodlands TX, the Promenade 16 in Woodland Hills CA and the Ann Arbor 20 in Ypsilanti MI (169 locations total)
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, some suggestive material, language and smoking
Running Time: 117 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Tomorrow
Logline: Documents the solutions implemented throughout the world by hundred of communities to combat climate change and other issues humankind is dealing with. In English and in French with subtitles
Directors: Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion
Distributor: Under the Milky Way
Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Elmwood Cinemas in Berkekey, the Vogue Theatre in San Francisco and the Rialto Theatre in Sebastapol CA
MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA
Running Time: 120 minutes
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Expanding today
Cezanne et Moi: Opens at the the Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the Town Center 5 in Encino CA, the Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia, the Ken Cinema in San Diego, the Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco and the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael CA
Colossal: Opens at the Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, the Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline Cinemas, the Alamo Drafthouse Mueller Cinemas, the Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane Cinemas, the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar Cinemas, the Arbor Cinemas at Great Hills and the Violet Crown 8 in Austin, the Arclight Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the Century 16 in Boulder CO, the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline MA, the Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Brooklyn 7, the Cobble Hill 5 and the Williamburg 7 in Brooklyn, the Ballantyne 5 and the Manor Twin in Charlotte, the Century Centre Cineams and the River East 21 in Chicago, the Cedar Lee Theatres in Cleveland Heights OH, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas and the Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the Esquire 6 in Denver, the Century 12 in Evanston IL, the Angelika Mosaic Cinemas in Fairfax VA, the Palace 17 in Hartford, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet 6 in Kansas City KS, the Barrywoods 24 in Kansas City MO, the Arclight Cinemas in La Jolla CA, the Rancho Niguel 8 in Laguna Niguel CA, the Town Center 20 in Leawood KS, the Yorktown 18 in Lombard IL, the Marketplace 6 in Long Beach CA, the Los Feliz 3 and the Playa Vista 9 in Los Angeles, the Manhasset Triplex in Manhasset NY, the Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Clairidge 6 in Montclair NJ, the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, the Fine Arts 6 in New City NY, the Criterion 9 in New Haven CT, the Empire 25 in New York City, the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Ritz 5 in Philadelphia, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, the Cinema 21 in Portland OR, the Tivoli 3 in St. Louis, the Salt Lake City 16 and the Tower Theatre in Salt Lake City, the Angelika Film Center and the Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, the Jordan Commons Cinemas in Sandy UT, the Arclight Cineams in Santa Monica, the Camelview at Fashion Square Cinemas in Scottsdale AZ, the Guild 45th Cinema and the SIFF Cinema at the Egyptian in Seattle, the Arclight Cinemas in Sherman Oaks CA, the Somerville 6 in Somerville MA, the Landmark 9 in Stamford CT, the Embassy Cinema in Waltham MA, the E Street Cinemas in Washington DC, the Palisades 21 in West Nyack NY, the Cinema 100 Quad in White Plains NY and the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas in Yonkers NY
The Devotion of Suspect X: Opens at the Rosedale 14 in Rosedale MN
Frantz: Opens at the High Ridge 8 in Albuquerque, the Fine Arts Theatre in Asheville NC, the Flicks Theatre in Boise, the Prado 12 in Bonita Springs FL, Merrill’s Roxy Cinemas in Burlington VT, the Regal Park Terrace 6 in Charlotte, the Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Cedar Lee Theatres in Cleveland Heights OH, the Cosford Cinema in Coral Gables FL, the Darkside Cinema in Corvallis OR, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, the Fleur Cinema in Des Moines, the County Theater in Doylestown PA, the Carolina Theatre in Durham NC, the Cinema Arts Theatres in Fairfax VA, the Modern Museum of Art in Fort Worth, the Coligny Theatre in Hilton Head SC, the Houston 8 in Houston, the Keystone Art Cinemas in Indianapolis, the Cinemapolis in Ithaca NY, the Cinema Art Theater in Lewes DE, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society Cinema in Martha’s Vineyard, the Wolfchase Cinema in Memphis, the Silverspot Cinema in Naples FL, the Enzian Theater in Orlando, the Manor Theatre in Pittsburgh, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, the Broadway Centre Cinemas in Salt Lake City, the Burns Court Theatre in Sarasota FL, the Center For Contemporary Arts Cinema in Santa Fe, the Avalon Theatre in Washington DC, the Theatre N in Wilmington DE, the Aperture Cinema Winston-Salem NC and the Small Star Art House Theatre in York PA
Gifted: Expands to 1,000 plus playdates
Raw: Opens at the Carolina Theatre in Durham NC and the Cinemapolis 5 in Ithaca NY
Truman: Opens at the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the Director’s Cut Cinema At Rancho Niguel in Laguna Niguel CA, the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco, the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael CA, the Royal Theater in West Los Angeles and the West End Cinemas in Washington DC
The Void: Opens at the SIE Film Center in Denver, the Normal Theatre in Peoria IL and the Loft Cinema in Tuscon
The Zookeeper’s Wife: Expands to 1250-1500 locations