Saturday, April 11, 2009

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (2009)

Based on the Debut Novel
By Michael Chabon

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"Art Bechstein (Jon Foster) is struggling with his new-found post-college freedom and is looking to sleepwalk through the exams that will send him far away to a job chosen by his gangster father (Nick Nolte) and hide him from his family’s criminal connections in Pittsburgh. But Art’s fortunes soon change when meets the beautiful and wild Jane Bellweather (Sienna Miller) who he finds an immediate connection with. Art quickly encounters Jane’s on-again off-again boyfriend Cleveland (Peter Sarsgaard) who takes Art hostage from his dreary summer job and opens his eyes to the fun, freedom and excitement summer life should bring. Art soon realizes that his summer has finally begun in what would become the last true summer of his life. Based on the novel of the same name by Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon The Mysteries of Pittsburgh captures the adventures and emotional explorations of three young people trying to find their way in a shifting world."

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Interview With Writer/Director
Rawson Marshall Thurber