April 18, 2017
Tomato Red is a feature film based in the American south starring Anna Friel and based on the novel by Daniel Woodrell (Winter’s Bone). Directed by Oscar® nominated Irish director Juanita Wilson, this is Juanita’s second feature following the acclaimed As If I Am Not There. Tomato Red premiered at the Glasgow Film Festival in the UK and at Dublin Film Festival earlier this year followed by a limited Irish theatrical release on March 3rd in the Light House and the IFI.
From Oscar® nominated director Juanita Wilson. Based on the acclaimed novel by Daniel Woodrell (Winter’s Bone)
When small town drifter Sammy drives into town in search of his next cold beer and the bunch that'll have him, he gets a lot more than he bargained for. Food and lodging and the possibility of a better future thanks to redheaded Jamalee and her brother Jason who dream of hitting the big time. But breaks aren’t easy to come by if you live in Venus Holler. Finding themselves powerless against the forces of corruption and prejudice, the hardest thing Sammy has to fight are the demons inside his own head.
Love, rage, redemption and revenge - TOMATO RED is an original and moving film about the struggle to get a break and our deep seated need to belong.
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