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Film | AT MIDDLETON Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga

Film | AT MIDDLETON Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga

Anchor Bay Films presents the feature film release of the charming romantic comedy,       AT MIDDLETON, starring Academy Award® nominees Andy Garcia (The Untouchables, Godfather III, Oceans 11) and Vera Farmiga (“Bates Motel,” Up in the Air, The Departed).  Directed by Adam Rodgers and co-written by Rodgers and Glenn German, AT MIDDLETON will be in theaters, On Demand, and on iTunes on January 31, 2014.

Yahoo! Movies film critic and Contributing Editor Thelma Adams calls AT MIDDLETON “a funny, joyous look at unexpected love set on a college campus with humorous and touching performances from Vera Farmiga and Andy Garcia.  A romcom for adults.”  “An absolute gem,” adds Kris Anger of MovieBuzzers.com.  

In AT MIDDLETON, Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga star as straight-laced George and eccentric Edith, two strangers who meet on their children’s campus tour at the idyllic Middleton College.  Failing comically to connect with their kids, George and Edith play hooky together, ditching the official tour for a carefree adventure reminiscent of their own college years.  But what begins as an afternoon of fun soon becomes a revealing and enlightening experience that will change their lives forever.  A light-hearted romance for adults on the surface, AT MIDDLETON is a deeply moving portrait of roads not taken and the timelessness of youth.

The film’s supporting cast includes Vera Farmiga’s real-life sister, Taissa Farmiga (“American Horror Story”), Spencer Lofranco (Jamesy Boy), Peter Riegert (“Dads,” Animal House), Tom Skerritt (“Picket Fences,” A River Runs Through It), Nicholas Braun (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), and newcomers Daniella Garcia-Lorido and Stephen Borrello.

A true crowd-pleaser, AT MIDDLETON has played to packed houses at numerous film festivals this year, including the Seattle International Film Festival, Woodstock Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Montreal International Film Festival, Boston Film Festival, and Starz! Denver Film Festival.

Adam Rodgers directed from a script co-written with Glenn German.  German also produced alongside Garcia through Garcia’s production company CineSon and Sig Libowitz under his Look at the Moon banner.  Raul Pedraza executive produced along with Brad Harland of North by Northwest Entertainment, Ellen Wander of Film Bridge International, and Sonya Lunsford (The Help).   Film Bridge handled international distribution.  The film score was composed by multiple-Grammy® award-winner Arturo Sandoval.

About Anchor Bay Films
Anchor Bay Films is a division of Anchor Bay Entertainment and provides quality distribution with operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and offers distribution capabilities in other key territories.  Anchor Bay Films uniquely offers the creative community a fully integrated distribution capability on all platforms and an international solution extending beyond the United States.  The company focuses on a platform release strategy for its films with an eye toward maximizing their potential across all ancillary distribution platforms.  Theatrical releases include Billy Bob Thornton’s Jayne Mansfield’s Car starring Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon and Ray Stevenson, Slasher Films’ premiere release Nothing Left to Fear featuring music from legendary guitarist Slash and the upcoming film, At Middleton starring Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga.  Films in its library include the recent theatrical release of Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davison and genre favorite Ken Foree, 10 Years starring Channing Tatum and Rosario Dawson, the critically-acclaimed comedy City Island starring Andy Garcia and Solitary Man starring Michael Douglas as well as Kill the Irishman starring Ray Stevenson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Val Kilmer and Christopher Walken, and Toronto Film Festival award-winner Beautiful Boy with Maria Bello and Michael Sheen.  Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.

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