FORT MCCOY AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, DVD AND VOD
Los Angeles, CA (August 22, 2014) - monterey media is proud to announce the September 23rd Digital Download, DVD and VOD release of Fort McCoy starring Golden Globe & Independent Spirit Award nominee Eric Stoltz ( Pulp Fiction, Mask, "Caprica", Anaconda), Kate Connor (playing her real-life grandmother in the film), Golden Globe Winner & EMMY Winner Camryn Manheim ("The Practice", "Ghost Whisperer", "Elvis") and Academy Award nominee Seymour Cassel (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore). Garnering critical praise, Fort McCoy is based on the true story of one family living next to a Nazi POW camp in Wisconsin during W.W.II.
"A heartfelt, personal film with great performances."
- Hollywood Reporter
"Elegant. Wonderful. Shows that love and goodness still remain the saving graces of humanity. The performances are excellent. The characters are so rich. Stoltz underplays beautifully. The lovely Connor is the solid center of the film."
- We Are Movie Geeks
"It is a real accomplishment. As critic Kent Jones noted, the progression of digital technology has made it much easier and cheaper to shoot two people in a room talking but no simpler to direct a period piece. That makes the success of Fort McCoy, set in the summer of 1944, all the more impressive."
- LA Weekly
About Fort McCoy
Eric Stoltz (Pulp Fiction) gives one of his most powerful performances as Frank Stirn, who moves with his family to become a barber for the American Army and POW camp at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, in the summer of 1944. Embittered that he cannot fight, Frank must take a stand when a Nazi SS Officer threatens his wife (Kate Connor, playing her real-life grandmother). Her Catholic sister (Lyndsy Fonseca, Kick-Ass) falls for a Jewish soldier (Andy Hirsch, The Chicago 8) haunted by the battle of Monte Cassino and the death of his best friend (Matthew Lawrence, Mrs. Doubtfire).
Camryn Manheim (The Practice) is their audacious friend who encourages the couple, while Seymour Cassel (Rushmore) is the priest who cannot. Frank's daughter befriends a German prisoner boy during this magical summer, but war still finds its victims even thousands of miles from the battlefields in rural America.
Fort McCoy Specifications:
Pre-Order: August 26, 2014
Street date: September 23, 2014
Running Time: 101 min
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