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Jim Cummings’ ‘Thunder Road’ Wins Deauville’s Grand Prize

Jim Cummings’s “Thunder Road” won the Grand Prize at the 44th edition of the Normandie-set Deauville American Film Festival.“Thunder Road” follows a broken cop who comes to grips with a death of his mom when giving a heartfelt eulogy at her funeral. The movie previously won the Grand Jury Award at South by Southwest. Paname […]

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Kelly Macdonald Talks ‘Puzzle’ and the Power of Silence

Kelly Macdonald is such a compelling actress, she can make putting together a jigsaw puzzle required viewing.Of course, her new film, “Puzzle,” is about much more than that. Macdonald plays Agnes, a complacent American housewife who discovers a skill for assembling puzzles that leads her to move outside her comfort zone. That includes a relationship […]

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Marc Turtletaub’s ‘Puzzle,’ Starring Kelly Macdonald, to Open Edinburgh International Film Festival

“Puzzle” will have its international premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and be the opening night gala movie at the 72nd edition of Eiff.The film stars Scottish actor Kelly Macdonald as Agnes, a middle aged woman whose small-town life changes when, along with reclusive inventor Robert (Irrfan Khan), she gets involved in the world […]

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‘Puzzle’ starring Kelly Macdonald to open 2018 Edinburgh Film Festival

The Sundance premiere is directed by Marc Turtletaub and co-stars Irrfan Khan.Marc Turtletaub’s Puzzle, starring Kelly Macdonald, has been named as the opening film of the 2018 Edinburgh Film Festival (20 June – 1 July).The film premiered at Sundance in January and is a remake of Argentinian director Natalia Smirnoff’s 2009 Berlinale title The Puzzle. […]

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‘Puzzle’ Trailer: Kelly Macdonald Breaks Out of Her Suburban Fatigue With an Unexpected New Hobby

It’s hard to imagine anything that sounds more low stakes than putting together jigsaw puzzles, but Marc Turtletaub’s “Puzzle” turns a relatively benign hobby into the catalyst for charming new drama. Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald stars in the film, which debuted at Sundance in January, and the combination of Turtletaub’s graceful direction and Macdonald’s satisfying […]

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‘Puzzle’ Trailer: A Woman Attempts To Put The Pieces Of Her Life Together In New Drama

Agnes’s life is one repetitive day after another. It is only when she begins to put the pieces together that she solves the puzzle, literally and figuratively. Directed by Marc Turtletaub, “Puzzle” premiered at January’s Sundance Film Festival with positive reviews and was purchased by Sony Pictures Classic for distribution.As we see in the trailer, […]

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Filmart: UK-Taiwan co-pro ‘The Receptionist’ leads Mirovision slate

Jenny Lu’s film, which screened at Eiff last year, is joined by Korean titles The Backstreet Noir and Puzzle.South Korean sales company Mirovision is launching a slate of new films at Filmart led by UK-Taiwan co-production The Receptionist and two Korean films: black comedy The Backstreet Noir and mystery thriller Puzzle.The Receptionist made its international […]

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