Loggerheads (film)

Loggerheads (film)

Infobox Film
name = Loggerheads

image_size =
caption = Movie poster
director = Tim Kirkman
producer = Gill Holland
writer = Caitlin Dixon
Tim Kirkman
narrator =
starring = Kip Pardue
Michael Kelly
Tess Harper
Adrian Lee
music = Mark Geary
cinematography = Oliver Bokelberg
editing = Caitlin Dixon
distributor = Strand Releasing
released = January 2005
runtime = 95 mins
country = USA
language = English
budget =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
website = http://www.loggerheadsmovie.com/
amg_id = 1:307938
imdb_id = 0406038

"Loggerheads" is an independent film written and directed by Tim Kirkman, produced by Gill Holland and released in the United States by Strand Releasing in October 2005. After its debut at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, where it was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize, "Loggerheads" screened at festivals throughout the U.S. and abroad. The film won the Audience Award at both the Nashville International Film Festival and the Florida Film Festival, and took the top prize at Outfest, the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

Inspired by true events, "Loggerheads" tells the story of an adoption "triad"—birth mother, child, and adoptive parents—each in three interwoven stories in the days leading up to Mother’s Day weekend, and each in one of the three distinctive geographical regions of North Carolinamountains, Piedmont and coastal plain.


In Asheville, Grace (Bonnie Hunt), an airport car-rental agent living with her mother (Michael Learned), quits her job and embarks on a long-delayed quest: facing the legal barriers that keep her from finding the son she gave up for adoption when she was a teenager. Across the state in Kure Beach, Mark (Kip Pardue), a young man obsessed with saving loggerhead sea turtles, meets George (Michael Kelly), a friendly motel owner with some secrets of his own, who offers him a place to stay. In the center of the state is the small town of Eden, where a minister's wife (Tess Harper) struggles to confront her conservative husband (Chris Sarandon) over their estrangement from their son.

The film also stars Robin Weigert, Ann Owens Pierce, Valerie Watkins, Trevor Gagnon, Kelly Mizell, Craig Walker, Michael Esper and Joanne Pankow. Irish singer-songwriter and composer Mark Geary wrote original score as well as two songs for the film. The music of singer/songwriter Patty Griffin is also featured prominently, and sonaBLAST! Records released the soundtrack.

"Loggerheads" was filmed on location primarily in Wilmington, North Carolina in May, 2004.

External links

* [http://www.loggerheadsmovie.com/ Loggerheads official site]
*imdb title|id=0406038|title=Loggerheads

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