Elliot Page to Star in Indie Drama ‘Close to You’ | instastori.com

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Elliot Page is starring successful “Close to You,” an independent play astir love, family and identity.

Dominic Savage (“I Am Ruth”) directed nan film, which precocious wrapped accumulation successful Canada. In “Close to You,” Page plays Sam, who has a chance brushwood pinch an aged friend (“Sound of Metal” character Hillary Baack) connected his measurement location to a dreaded family reunion that forces him to face long-buried memories.

“I’m proud to person worked pinch Dominic and Hillary connected this beautiful film,” Page said successful a statement. “It’s been a pleasance collaborating pinch them and nan incredibly talented formed and crew. I look guardant to sharing it pinch audiences soon.”

Savage called nan movie a “very poignant, individual and important story.”

“It has been a singular acquisition to collaborate pinch Elliot Page connected this very typical and unsocial movie astir love, personality and family,” he said. “I’m truthful proud of what we person achieved pinch nan film.”

UTA Independent Film Group is representing worldwide authorities to “Close to You.” Kindred Spirit is co-financing pinch Anita Gou and Sam Intili. The institution is besides executive producing alongside Rolling Dice’s Nia Vazirani. Matt Jordan Smith of Page’s PageBoy Productions besides served arsenic executive producer.

Producers are Krishnendu Majumdar and Richard Yee who developed nan task nether their Me + You Productions company, arsenic good arsenic Daniel Bekerman and Chris Yurkovich of Good Question Media. Savage and Page besides served arsenic producers aft conceiving and co-authoring nan communicative together.

“Dominic and Elliot’s communicative astir emotion and belonging instantly resonated pinch america erstwhile we first heard about ‘Close to You,'” Kindred Spirit’s Gou and Intili said. “This movie is an enactment of axenic spot and collaboration betwixt nan 2 of them. Dominic grants his actors nan opportunity to research their trade successful a extremist measurement and we can’t hold for audiences to spot nan powerfulness and vulnerability successful Elliot’s performance.”

Page presently stars successful Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy,” which precocious wrapped its 4th season, and published a memoir titled “Pageboy,” chronicling his life revelations of being queer and trans arsenic a celebrated actor. He’s champion known for his Oscar-nominated domiciled successful “Juno,” arsenic good arsenic Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” and nan “X-Men” franchise.

Page is represented by UTA, Vie Entertainment and Kevin Yorn. Baack is repped by KMR Talent and Savage is repped by Independent Talent Group.