Hello Lonesome 2010
Three stories about isolation and the desire to connect; provocative, funny and painful all at the same time. These stories are woven together to create "Hello Lonesome", Adam Reid’s debut feature film. In each story two people meet and form an unpredictable relationship. With an enchanting mixture of laughter and longing, the worlds of six flawed but captivating individuals are woven together as they explore that age-old human desire: to love and be loved.
The separate plotlines in this ensemble drama do not intersect but each one contributes to the film's theme of ordinary people seeking and giving a little comfort through companionship. Hello Lonesome is a gem of an indie movie with its fresh writing and natural performances. It has a light touch, but sidesteps manufactured quirkiness for genuine humanism.

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:32:59 | 6.81 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Drama, Comedy

Director: Adam Reid
Cast: Kamel Boutros, Harry Chase, Lynn Cohen, Traci Hovel
Country: USA

Extras:

• A lively audio commentary with director Reid and actors Cohen, Chase and Smith shares plenty of production anecdotes. Reid talks about working fast and cheap as an independent filmmaker and reveals the personal connections that inspired his film.

• The bonus short film on the disc, While the Widow is Away, was also written and directed by Reid. Actors Lynn Cohen and Kamel Boutros join Reid on the audio commentary that accompanies the 19-minute film.

• Biographies of the director and cast members

• Trailer

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