Young Bodies Heal Quickly
World Premiere

Young Bodies Heal Quickly

| USA | 104 MINUTES | English, French | English subtitles
Drama, Crime, Action, Comedy, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
Two young brothers drift aimlessly through their summer until the accidental death of a young woman. With few options, the duo flees arrest across state lines in search of refuge. With a tendency to exacerbate even the calmest of situations, the eldest brother gets them booted from each and every hideout, resigning the youngest to follow him into car chases, knife fights with French Chefs, and finally a Vietnam War re-enactment with their estranged father. At turns poetic, funny, and poignant, Andrew T. Betzer’s feature debut is the epitome of an American Primitivist film. Shot on lush 16mm, this quietly mesmerizing story sees the brothers transition from boys to men, though not through responsibility, but rather an absorption of the world—good and bad—around them.

-Jeffrey Bowers

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Andrew T. Betzer
Andrew T. Betzer’s short films have played in numerous festivals including Cannes, London Film Festival, Rotterdam, AFI, Torino, and Slamdance. In 2009, he was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s "25 New Faces Of Independent Film." His short film, Small Apartment (2008), won the Grand Jury Award for best narrative short film at the SXSW; and another short, John Wayne Hated Horses, was an official selection of the 2009 Cannes Directors' Fortnight. Young Bodies Heal Quickly is Andrew’s first feature film as writer and director.
Andrew T. Betzer
Andrew T. Betzer
Andrew T. Betzer, Eric Nyari
Andrew T. Betzer
Associate Producer
Andre Basso
Sean Williams
Executive Producer
Balazs Nyari, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler
Julie Sokolowski, Hale Lytle, Gabriel Croft, Daniel P. Jones, Alexandre Marouani

International Sales Contact
Eric Nyari
Cineric, Inc.
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 917 374 4991
Print Source
Andrew T. Betzer
Andrew T. Betzer Film Production
NY, 10036
Phone: 410 274 3868
US Sales Contact
Eric Nyari
Cineric, Inc.
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 917 374 4991
Press Contact
RJ Millard
Obscured Pictures
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212 620 0727

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