Magnolia Pictures Presents COMPLIANCE, 8/17

July 20
3:59 PM 2012

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Inspired by a chilling true story, Compliance explores just how far one might go to obey a figure of authority. On a particularly busy day at the local ChickWich, the fast food joint's high-strung manager Sandra (Ann Dowd, Garden State) receives a phone call from a police officer saying her employee Becky (Dreama Walker, "Don't Trust the B____ in Apt. 23") has stolen money from a customer. Convinced she's only doing what's right, Sandra commences the investigation, following step-by-step instructions from the officer at the other end of the line, no matter how invasive they become.

The second feature from Craig Zobel (director of the 2007 Sundance hit The Great World of Sound), Compliance recounts this riveting nightmare in which the line between legality and reason is hauntingly blurred. The cast delivers startlingly authentic performances that make the events unfolding on screen impossible to turn away from. Delving into the complex psychology of the story that inspired the film, Compliance proves that sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction.

One of the most controversial and talked-about films at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Compliance will be released theatrically on August 17th.

Read the New York Times piece where Ann Dowd's performance in Compliance is cited as one of the breakout film performances this summer: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/06/movies/breakout-actors-in-summer-movies.html?pagewanted=2&ref=movies

Directed/Written by: Craig Zobel
Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
TRT: 90 minutes
Genre: Drama / Thriller

"Compliance" will be released by Magnolia Pictures
on August 17th

 

 

 

 

 


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