Land Ho!

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Winner of the 2015 Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award! 

Logline: A pair of ex-brothers-in-law sets off on a road trip through Iceland, hoping to reclaim their youth. Their picaresque adventures, from trendy Reykjavík to rugged outback, are a throwback to classic bawdy road comedies as well as a candid exploration of aging, loneliness, and friendship. (Comedy)

Written and Directed by: Martha Stephens & Aaron Katz

Cast: Paul Eenhoorn, Earl Lynn Nelson, Karrie Crouse, Elizabeth McKee, Alice Olivia Clarke, Emmsjé Gauti
Produced by: Mynette Louie, Sara Murphy, Christina Jennings

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Theatrical Release: July 11, 2014
Blu-Ray/VOD Release: Nov 4, 2014

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Prizes & Honors:
2015 Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award
* 2014 AARP “Best Buddy Picture”
* 2014 Hammer to Nail Award
* 2014 North Carolina Film Critics Association “Tar Heel Award” nominee
* The Wrap’s Best of 2014: “Coolest Old People
Indiewire’s “21 Biggest Indie Breakout Actors of 2014”: Earl Lynn Nelson, age 72
Stereo Gum’s “20 Best Soundtrack Moments of 2014” for “In a Big Country”
* Top 10 Films of 2014: Grantland, SF Weekly, Nashville Scene, Kansas City Star, Buffalo News
* One of only 5 women-directed films released by one of the 6 major studios in 2014
* One of only 17 women-directed films in the top 250 grossing films of 2014

Film Festivals (2014):

* Sundance Film Festival
* Tribeca Film Festival
* Los Angeles Film Festival
* Nantucket Film Festival
* Traverse City Film Festival
* Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland (Piazza Grande)
* Possible Worlds Festival, Australia (Closing Night Film)
* Bayside Film Festival, Australia (Closing Night Film)
* New Zealand International Film Festival
* Deauville Film Festival, France
* Cinefest, Hungary
* Filmomania, Croatia
* Reykjavik Film Festival, Iceland (Opening Night Film)
* Bergen Film Festival, Norway
* Rio International Film Festival, Brazil
* BFI London Film Festival
* Balinale, Indonesia
* American Film Festival, Poland
* Stockholm Film Festival
* Pantella Pinamar, Argentina