Graham Reynolds’ most recent collaboration with Richard Linklater, Last Flag Flying, will have its world premiere as the opening film for the New York Film Festival next week.
The dramedy follows three aging veterans on a road trip (Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne), reunited for the funeral of one of the men’s only son killed in combat. Last Flag Flying will be released theatrically on November 3 by Amazon Studios and Lionsgate.
On October 10, Graham will be at The Theatre at Ace Hotel for the Los Angeles debut his experimental chamber opera Pancho Villa From A Safe Distance. Featuring hybrid compositional and production techniques and an extensive sound palette, the opera explores the life and legacy of Pancho Villa, and sonically traverses both Mexican and American perspectives to reveal intersections and conflicts to create a borderless dialogue about the shared histories of Mexico and the United States. For tickets, follow this link.Graham has also started work on his next film project – Linklater’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette, based on the novel of the same name by Maria Semple. The story centers on Bernadette, a mother in Seattle who has gone missing and left her teenage daughter to pick up the pieces. The film’s all-star cast includes Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer, and Laurence Fishburne, and is slated for release in May 2018 by Annapurna Pictures.