The East

The East

 

In a world of corporate influence and power, where does your loyalty lie? The East stars writer-actress Brit Marling as Sarah Moss, a former FBI agent turned private intelligence officer who is about to face the most difficult test of allegiance she’s ever experienced.

The East

 

The East

 

Moss’ new employer, Hiller Brood, specializes in protecting the interests of its powerful corporate clients, at any cost. When the head of a pharmaceutical giant gets targeted by the elusive eco-anarchist group The East, Moss gets assigned to infiltrate the group and stop them before their next attack. With her skills and determination, Moss has no trouble initiating herself into the collective—but stopping them becomes another story altogether. After seeing their plans and joining them on an anti-corporate mission, Moss realizes that The East is way ahead of the counter-intelligence agency; and after living and breathing with the most committed people she has ever met, Moss begins to give The East’s goals another thought. Soon, Moss becomes torn between her duties at Hiller Brood and her newfound connection with The East. Not to mention her budding romance with the group’s charismatic leader, Benji (Alexander Skarsgard)!

The East

 

Written by Zat Batmanglij and Brit Marling and directed by Zat Batmanglij, The East will be released into limited theaters on May 31, 2013. This Fox Searchlight Pictures drama also stars Ellen Page, Patricia Clarkson, Toby Kebbell, and Shiloh Fernandez.

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Arbitrage

Arbitrage movie poster

In Arbitrage, Wall Street hedge-fund magnate Robert Miller (Richard Gere) seems to have it all: an amazingly successful career, a loving family, a stunning mansion, even a French art dealer mistress. The truth, however, is that Robert is about to turn 60 and the colossal mistakes and judgment errors that he has made are about to come back to bite him. As a result of a mind-numbingly bad investment caused him to lose $400 million – half of his investment fund’s reserves. Now he’s attempting to sell his business to a major financial institution, and defrauding auditors in the process.

Richard Gere and Laetetia Casta in Arbitrage

As things start to spin out of control Robert picks up his mistress, Julie Cote (Laetetia Casta), for a weekend get-away. Unfortunately, he falls at sleep at the wheel, causing an accident that kills her. Robert flees from the scene with the reluctant help of Jimmy Grant (Nate Parker), a former employee’s son, but soon finds himself hounded by NYPD Detective Michael Bryer (Tim Roth), who will stop at nothing in his pursuits.

Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon in Arbitrage

As Robert’s long string of lies start to become apparent, his loyal wife Ellen (Susan Sarandon) and brilliant daughter and Chief Investment Officer Brooke (Brit Marling) are caught in the cross-fires.

Richard Gere and Brit Marling in Arbitrage

The feature-directing debut of writer Nicholas Jarecki, Arbitrage is a suspense thriller that is scheduled for a limited release on September 14, 2012 by Roadside Attractions. The film is rated R for language, brief violent images and drug use.

 

 

Another Earth

Another Earth, a 2011 an American fantasy film, explores the life of women who discovers the existence of another earth, complete with exact replicas of everyone on Earth 1.  After making a life-ending mistake, she plays with the notion that maybe,  her counterpart of Earth 2 avoid these colossus mistakes that ruined one man’s life.

Rhoda Williams (Brit Marling) is a young, vivacious teenager with an immense appreciation for the stars.  Having spent the better part of her childhood learning the ins and outs of the solar system, she gets accepted to the prestigious MIT.  But when she decides to drive home drunk after a party celebrating her accomplishment, she gets into a horrific wreck, killing a women and her son.

The only survivor, a young music teacher at Yale by the name of John Burroughs (William Mapothers), is rehabilitated but loses the will to live.  When Rhoda comes by to apologize, she can’t bring herself to explain who she is and lies to the unassuming John.  After forming a strong bond with the lonely John, she is offered a ticket to Earth 2.  She must decide if seeing her happy life on Earth too outweighs the hurt of leaving John.

Directed by Mike Cahill making his directorial debut, Another Earth premiered at the 27th Annual Sundance Film Festival in 2011.  Another Earth won the Alfred B. Sloan prize at the annual festival for its focus on science and technology as a theme. Receiving rave reviews all over the board, Another Earth has ending that’s well worth the wait.

Rebecca Wang – Producer
Rebecca Wang Entertainment