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The People Garden (2016)

The People Garden
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When Sweetpea arrives in Japan with the intention of breaking it off with her rockstar boyfriend, she finds a mystery awaiting her. Her boyfriend Jamie is missing. Last seen shooting a music video deep in a forest. Sweetpea sets out to solve Jamie’s disappearance with the help of Mak, a cool but cagey ranger. As she unfolds the sequence of events before he went missing, Sweetpea’s suspicions of the people around her turn towards the chilling forest itself.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 12th, 2016 (Limited) by Orion Pictures
Video Release: September 13th, 2016 by FilmBuff, released as People Garden The
MPAA Rating: R for some language, disturbing images and brief nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2471 (Cert #51004), 4/12/2017)
Running Time: 89 minutes
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Keywords: Rock 'n' Roll, Musicians, Missing Person, Japan
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Scythia Films, Aiken Heart, JoBro, Pacific Northwest Pictures, Nortario Films
Production Countries: Canada

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Jai Tatsuto West    Mak
Denis Akiyama    Management 529
Liane Balaban    Wardrobe Girl
Genevieve Brouillette   
Francois Arnaud    Jamie
Elina Miyake    Anchor
Donno Mitoma    Management 1220

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Production and Technical Credits

Nadia Litz    Screenwriter
Daniel Bekerman    Producer
Coral Aiken    Producer
Jonathan Bronfman    Producer
Emily Alden    Executive Producer
David Anselmo    Executive Producer
Mark Gingras    Executive Producer
Ethan Lazar    Executive Producer
Heidi Levitt    Executive Producer
Lon Molnar    Executive Producer
Jason Ross Jallet    Production Supervisor
Jessica Panetta    Make-up and Hair Designer
Ariana Preece    Costume Designer
Catherine Lutes    Director of Photography
Zosia Mackenzie    Production Designer
Simon Ennis    Editor
Millie Tom    Casting Director
Heidi Levitt    Casting Director

Limited and VOD Releases: Waiting All Week for Limited Releases

September 16th, 2016

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The Working Years

There are almost 30 films opening in limited release this week, so obviously I won’t have time talk about all of them. I won’t have time to talk about half of them. The two films that stand out in this crowd are The Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The Working Years and Miss Stevens. Both are earning great reviews, but the former is a documentary and the latter debuts on VOD on Tuesday, so neither has a great shot at box office success. More...

Home Market Releases for September 13th, 2016

September 12th, 2016

The Transformers: The Movie

This week, the biggest hit of the year so far, Captain America: Civil War, comes out. It is also one of the best and the Blu-ray is a contender for Pick of the Week. Unfortunately, the screener is late and I don’t like awarding Pick of the Week to a release where I’m still waiting on the Blu-ray. The rest of the contenders are smaller films, including The Bloodstained Butterfly, which arrived late. Part of me wants to give the title to The Transformers: The Movie, but while I plan to buy the Blu-ray, I understand that Nostalgia has a lot to with that. ... Oh what the hell, doing it. The Transformers: The Movie is the Pick of the Week. More...

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