January 6, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA - monterey media is pleased to announce the expanded theatrical release of Looking for Palladin. Following earlier openings in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and others, monterey media has added over 20 cities including Phoenix, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Ft. Lauderdale, Wilmington and Palm Beach opening throughout January and February. Written and directed by Andrzej Krakowski, Looking for Palladin stars Emmy winner and three time Golden Globe nominee Ben Gazzara, David Moscow, two time Academy Award nominee Talia Shire, Pedro Armendariz Jr., Angelica Aragon and The Sopranos' Vincent Pastore
"The film is absorbing and offbeat; a gem!"-Jeffrey Lyons, KNBC
Arrogant Hollywood talent agent, Josh Ross (David Moscow), is sent to Guatemala to find Jack Palladin (Ben Gazzara). Although they'd never met, the search is emotionally complicated as the long-time retired star was once married to Josh's late mother. The young agent's contempt for the 'old' actor mirrors his comedic distaste for the local community, whose help he desperately needs to find him. What Josh hopes will be a quick and lucrative deal turns into a soul-searching journey.
" ...a breath of fresh air. It deserves to be seen by the masses. And, hopefully, it will. It centers on real people and their introspective on the importance and appreciation of relationships and family"-FilmThreat
Looking for Palladin was crowned Winner of Best Feature Film and Best Director at Queens International Film Festival, Winner of Best Feature Film and Best Ensemble Cast at Orlando Hispanic Film Festival, and Winner of Best Production Company at the Napa/Sonoma Wine Country Film Festival. The film was also screened as an Official Selection at Cine World Film Festival, Maine International Film Festival, and the Chicago Latino International Film Festival.
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