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20th PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT FILM “THE COMEBACK TRAIL”



Arizona based Cloudburst Entertainment’s upcoming comedy, THE COMEBACK TRAIL, to take center stage as the Opening Night Film at the 20th Anniversary of the Phoenix Film Festival on Thursday, November 12th, 7:30pm at Harkins Theatres Scottsdale/101. 

The Festival’s Opening Night celebration of cinematic excellence brings together valley tastemakers, film enthusiasts and filmmakers to discover all that is new in the world of film. “Any time you have the chance to kick off the festival with a comedy, particularly with a cast like this, you jump at it. It should be a fun night!" says Executive Director Jason Carney. Cloudburst Entertainment’s upcoming release, THE COMEBACK TRAIL, directed by George Gallo stars Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones, Zach Braff and Emile Hirsch.

"We are thrilled to show THE COMEBACK TRAIL to our local Phoenix Community. With an amazing cast and a fun story that everyone will enjoy, The Comeback Trail is the perfect antidote to what our community and country have gone through the last several months." said Steve Fedyski, Cloudburst Entertainment CEO/Managing Partner.  "We look forward to releasing uplifting and meaningful movies in years to come."

SYNOPSIS:

In debt to the mob and in need of a new money making scheme to save his skin, greedy grind-house film producer, Max Barber, (Robert De Niro) decides to produce a dangerous new film, all for the sake of killing his lead actor in a stunt so he can rake in the insurance money. But when he casts Duke Montana, (Tommy Lee Jones) an aging, washed up movie star as the lead, Max never expects the depressed old drunk to be revitalized by being in front of the camera again. Unable to kill Duke in a basic stunt, Max ups the stakes, putting Duke into ever more dangerous situations. And as Duke survives stunt after stunt, Max unwittingly starts making the best movie of his career.

In Theatres December 18, 2020

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