Johnny Walker, a film by Kris De Meester
A washed up Hollywood director is trapped in a remote castle by his own fears until the arrival of a mysterious woman offers him possible salvation. Inspired by Dostoevsky's 'Notes from the Underground', Johnny Walker attempts to answer the burning question: Is living a long life vulgar, immoral or just plain bad manners?
From producer CHRISTINE K. WALKER (Howl, Life During Wartime, American Splendor) and director Kris De Meester (Four Roses). A comedy about walking in circles.
“With the success of his debut film FOUR ROSES, Kris De Meester firmly put himself on the map of new and promising European filmmakers. His latest project, JOHNNY WALKER (loosely based on Dostoevsky’s NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND, and with references to classic American indie films) promises to be even better.” - JIM STARK - producer Coffee and Cigarettes, Factotum, Mistery Train, …
80 minutes - English/French/Dutch spoken
Festivals: NewFilmmakers New York, Bushwick Film Festival (Brooklyn, New York), Nordic International Film Festival (New York, USA), Salón Internacional de la Luz (Bogota, Colombia), Los Angeles Cinefest, Push! Film Festival (Bristol, USA), Hollywood North Film Festival (Trenton, Canada), Hudson Valley International Film Festival (Monroe, NY, USA), Mosaic World Film Festival (Rockford, USA), Iron Pointe Film Festival (Jacksonville, USA), Auteur International Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA), Knoxville Film Festival, Salt Lake International Film Festival, San Luis Potosí CinemaFest International Film Festival, Miami Independent Film Festival, Gettysburg International Film Festival, Festival de Cine al Carrete (Tolima, Colombia), Kashmir International Film and Cultural Festival, Bahamas International Film Festival, International Bosphorus Film Festival (Istanbul, Turkey), Yosemite International Film Festival, Los Angeles New Film Festival, Blow Up Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival, Be Film Festival Brussels, Festival Cine / B (Santiago, Chile), Lyon International Film Festival, CHP Copenhagen Film Festival (Denmark).
Markets: Cannes Film Festival, Marché du Film