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monterey knows there is no place like HOME

January 8, 2009 Thousand Oaks, CA- monterey media is pleased to announce the acquisition of HOME from writer and director Mary Haverstick (Haverstick Films HOME was exalted by Movie City News as "The American film that took my breath away...Harden's career best performance... unforgettably powerful. Kudos to writer director Mary Haverstick! But can a small, low budget indie make its way all the way from the Montreal Film Festival to the Oscar race? Well, if anything has a chance of going the distance, it's HOME."The moving score for HOME, blending both guitar based compositions and electronic style, was masterly composed by "America's premiere female synthesist" Michelle Mercure.

Drawing unanimous acclaim as an Official Selection at the Montreal World Film Festival, the Montreal Gazette echoed, "The Montreal World Film Festival justifies its existence with films like HOME. A lovely American independent drama& visually exquisite."

Starring Academy Award Winner Marcia Gay Harden and Tony Award Winner Marian Seldes, HOME brilliantly enfolds and entertains its audience with the passionate and lyrical story of Inga, a talented poet, mother and wife, who is drawn to a house that reminds her of her childhood home, and where she realizes that many things in her life are coming full circle.

Inga's crumbling marriage is in stark contrast to her closeness with her 8 year old daughter Indigo with whom she shares her hopes, fears and inner most thoughts. By day their relationship seems magical, full of cloud watching, kite flying and lazy summer drives. But at night Inga is troubled by her marriage, its lack of intimacy and, being a breast cancer survivor, her fears of her own mortality. Inga's struggle is reflected in her poems which she writes on scraps of paper and then discards, but it is in her own poems that she hears the echo of her past which brings revelation that allows her to transform.

monterey media will be distributing all rights in the US and Canada. HOME will enjoy a select theatrical release followed by the film's release on DVD.

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