Blow the Man Down

US Narrative Competition

World Premiere

USA | 90 MINUTES

BLOW THE MAN DOWN

Comedy, Drama, Thriller
The Connolly Sisters (Sophie Lowe and Morgan Saylor) are in mourning, but between a dead stranger in the ocean, a missing murder weapon, and the increasingly shady behavior of their recently deceased mom’s friends, they’ve barely had a chance to register their loss. The audacious debut feature from co-directors and screenwriters Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy blends elements of thriller and the darkest of comedies to present something wholly entertaining and wickedly original.

The film features an outstanding female-led cast including Annette O’Toole, June Squibb, and an unforgettable performance from Margo Martindale as the head of a criminal operation that threatens to uncover the surprising underbelly of their idyllic seaside New England town. Gorgeously photographed, and punctuated by a set of stunningly surreal sea shanties courtesy of the film’s version of a Greek chorus, Krudy and Savage Cole create a true ensemble piece in the vein of classic Coen Brothers. The film heralds a new pair of cinematic voices that won’t soon be forgotten.

—Loren Hammonds

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy

Wesleyan University graduates Savage Cole and Krudy met on a film set in Coney Island. They immediately bonded over a shared love of character-driven stories and juicy filmmaking styles. They teamed up on numerous music videos, shorts, and writing projects. Blow The Man Down is their first feature-length film.
Director
Bridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy
Producer
Drew Houpt, Alex Scharfman, Tim Headington, Lia Buman
Screenwriter
Bridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy
Cinematographer
Todd Banhazl
Editor
Marc Vives
Composer
Brian McOmber, Jordan Dykstra
Production Designer
Jasmine Ballou Jones
Executive Producer
Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa, Lucas Joaquin
Co-Producer
Jason Reif, Max Silva
Costume Designer
Brooke Bennett
Casting Directors
Jessica Kelly, Rebecca Dealy
Cast
Morgan Saylor, Sophie Lowe, Margo Martindale, June Squibb, Annette O'Toole, Marceline Hugot

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Michelle DiMartino
Falco Ink
New York, New York 10016
Phone: 212 445 7100
michelledimartino@falcoink.com
Print Source
Drew Houpt
Secret Engine
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 9172251868
dh@secertengine.film
US Sales Contact
Maren Olson
CAA
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 424 288 2000
maren.olson@caa.com
International Sales Contact
Drew Houpt
Secret Engine
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 9172251868
dh@secertengine.film