The 27 Club
Filmfest 2008

Tom is dead. Elliot has been left behind. Tom was the front man of their successful band, Finn. He died on his 27th birthday. Elliot is left to decide if he, too, will join The 27 Club. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain also belong to this infamous club — they all died at age 27. Elliot is devastated, and in a desperate attempt to escape from all he knows, he hires a grocery store clerk to drive him from Los Angeles to New York where Tom’s funeral is to be held. The fragmented memories inside Elliot’s head are beautifully juxtaposed against the ever-changing, anamorphic landscape as the unlikely pair travels across America together. When beautiful hitchhiker Stella joins them, Elliot’s healing begins ...

tags: Feature film

Cast: Joe Anderson, David Emrich, James Forgey, Eve Hewson

Credits

Director: Erica Dunton