Devolver Digital Films to Release
How We Got Away With It
By La Vie Productions in Association with Jailbreak Films
Available Now on Cable VOD & Digital Platforms
A New Feature Film that Explores the Nature of Destructive, Complex Secrets
LOS ANGELES, CA – May 13, 2014 – La Vie Productions in association with Jailbreak Films, is proud to announce the release of the award-winning new feature film, How We Got Away With It, through Devolver Digital. How We Got Away With It, directed by Jon Lindstrom, is a provocative and disturbing film that deals with the complex truths of abuse. Lindstrom is a well-known, award-winning actor, director and screenwriter who has worked successfully on both sides of the camera for over 20 years, with extensive acting experience (As the World Turns, General Hospital, Port Charles). His new film, How We Got Away With It, is now available on cable VOD as well as digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Vimeo on Demand, VHX, Distrify, and others. For additional information, please see the film’s site at www.howwegotawaywithit.com.
“We set out to demonstrate that, over time, repressing destructive, complex secrets will eventually drive the choices we are compelled to make,” says Director Jon Lindstrom, “The film reveals that truth lies not necessarily in knowledge or in conversation, but in action.”
How We Got Away With It Synopsis (2014, 90 min.) –
Released from jail just before the arrival of his friends for their annual reunion, Henry (McCaleb Burnett) discovers a shocking tragedy. His rash and unpredictable response sets in motion a chain of events that reveal his darkest secrets, resulting in revenge and murder that will forever change the course of everyone’s lives, sweeping up the innocent and threatening to destroy them all. Forced to withhold his plan from his lover (Cassandra Freeman), enlist his best friend’s help (Jeff Barry), and dogged by a local cop (Jon Lindstrom), Henry battles to survive in this gripping, taut and explosive thriller.
• Winner – Best of Fest, 2013 Film Fest Twain Harte
• Winner – First Runner-Up Stolman Audience Award for Best American Independent Feature, 2013 Sonoma International Film Festival
• Winner – Best Thriller Feature Film, 2013 Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival
• Finalist – New Filmmakers Forum (NFF) Emerging Director Award Competition, 2013 St. Louis International Film Festival
• Nominated – Best Actor/Filmmaker in a Feature (Jon Lindstrom), 2013 Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival
• Nominated – Best Showcase Feature Film, 2013 SOHO International Film Festival
Jon Lindstrom, Director –
Jon Lindstrom, award-winning actor, director and screenwriter, has worked successfully on both sides of the camera for over 20 years. In February 2013, he completed work on the independent mystery-thriller, How We Got Away With It, which he directed and performed a major role in. Shot entirely on location in Rochester, NY, he also served as the film’s co-screenwriter and co-producer. Recent award winning-films, as an actor, include co-starring with Wendie Malick in What Happens Next, starring in The Sacrifice, and appearing in The Double Born.
Lindstrom is well-regarded for his work as creator, co-screenwriter, and co-executive producer of the 2007 HBO/Time Warner release The Hard Easy, starring Vera Farmiga, Bruce Dern and Peter Weller. He was also featured opposite Diane Lane in the blockbuster Must Love Dogs. His extensive acting experience includes long running parts on the television drama As the World Turns, on CBS (for which he received the 2010 Emmy Nomination for Lead Actor in a Drama Series), as well as his 11-year portrayal of disturbed twin brothers on ABC’s General Hospital and Port Charles. TV guest star credits include Blue Bloods, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Everwood. Telefilms include McBride: Dogged with John Larroquette, While the Children Sleep, directed by Russell Mulcahy, Ice Dreams with Jerry Stiller, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge with Halle Berry, The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory with Alec Baldwin, Right on Track with Brie Larson and Beverly Mitchell, and Fall from Grace: The Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker Story, alongside Kevin Spacey and Bernadette Peters.
Devolver Digital –
Based in Austin, Texas, Devolver Digital distributes independent video games and guides indie filmmakers through digital distribution and film promotion. Devolver Digital’s outspoken passion for independent games, developers, and fans has earned the company no minor measure of game industry notoriety. With its expansion into film, which was announced at South by Southwest 2013, the company applies that same fiercely creative devotion and digital content expertise to support and celebrate indie filmmakers and projects. Co-Founder and Partner Mike Wilson says his own experience as a filmmaker seeking distribution led him and his partners to expand Devolver Digital into film. That experience has guided the company’s focus on “hand-crafted” strategic partnership and personal attention in distributing the titles on the label to a full range of digital and cable VOD platforms.
• Film’s Devolver Page – www.devolverdigital.com/films/view/how-we-got-away-with-it
• Official Site – www.howwegotawaywithit.com
• Trailer – vimeo.com/56862728
• IMDB – www.imdb.com/title/tt2017711
• Facebook – www.facebook.com/howwegotawaywithit
• Jon Lindstrom – www.JonLindstrom.com
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For more information, photos, a screener, or to schedule an interview, please contact Green Galactic’s Lynn Tejada at 213-840-1201, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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“How We Got Away With It comes together like a jigsaw puzzle – pieces slowly building segments, the edges quickly closing in, the full picture incomplete until the final piece has been laid, and it drops like a bomb.” – Cameron McAllister, ReelGA.comPosted on May 13th, 2014 No comments
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