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Apr 11 2017

Trailer: Amazon’s New Series I LOVE DICK Premieres May 12

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I Love Dick

Kathryn Hahn, Griffin Dunne, and Kevin Bacon in I LOVE DICK

Series Premieres on May 12, 2017 on Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Hahn, Griffin Dunne, Roberta Colindrez, India Menuez, Lily Mojekwu

Executive Producers: Jill Soloway, Sarah Gubbins, Andrea Sperling, Victor Hsu

 

Adapted from the cult classic novel by Chris Kraus – I LOVE DICK is set in the colorful intellectual community of Marfa, Texas.

Griffin Dunne and Kathryn Hahn

Indie filmmaker Chris (Kathryn Hahn, TRANSPARENT) has spent most of her adult life in the shadow of her older and successful academic husband Sylvère (Griffin Dunne, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB). When her latest work is accepted into the Venice International Film Festival, Chris finally gets her big break. She plans to head to Italy after dropping off Sylvère at a residency fellowship program in the remote West Texas art haven of Marfa, run by the legendary artist Dick Jarrett (Kevin Bacon, THE FOLLOWING). Excited for their new prospects, Chris and Sylvère sublet their cramped New York apartment and set out on a cross-country road trip.

When they arrive in Marfa, Chris’s plan to drop off Sylvère and continue on to glory in Venice falls apart when she learns that the festival has pulled her film over a licensing dispute for rights to a song she failed to clear. Her plans shattered, Chris finds herself stranded in a small town with nothing to do but confront her failing artistic career.

Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn

It isn’t long before Dick Jarrett catches her eye. Dick is as much mysterious cowboy as he is art star, and Chris is immediately drawn to him. After Dick belittles Chris and expresses doubt that women can make art as good as men’s, Chris finds that her attraction has inexplicably turned into obsession.

Fueled by the encounter, Chris begins to write letters to Dick that she never plans on giving him. But when she realizes that they represent her best work yet, Chris knows that she can’t keep the letters to herself. Soon everyone in town is reading them, setting off a chain reaction of explosive artistic expression and wild self-discovery among the residents of Marfa – and upending Chris and Sylvère’s preconceptions about love and monogamy.

An exploration of the female gaze and how we tell stories about love and desire, I LOVE DICK charts the evolution of a marriage, the awakening of an artist and the deification of a man named Dick.

 

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Judy Manning

Dream chaser extraordinaire! Judy is sarcastic and goofy! She is an avid admirer of all things supernatural, paranormal, and mystical. (She finally came around to zombies, but NO clowns...she loathes clowns). She loves to read and write, watches way too much TV, and enjoys many genres of film. She's enjoys music of the Trance/Electronica variety (and let's be honest most music from the 80s). She also has a wicked sweet tooth. Cupcakes beware.
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Judy Manning

Dream chaser extraordinaire! Judy is sarcastic and goofy! She is an avid admirer of all things supernatural, paranormal, and mystical. (She finally came around to zombies, but NO clowns...she loathes clowns). She loves to read and write, watches way too much TV, and enjoys many genres of film. She's enjoys music of the Trance/Electronica variety (and let's be honest most music from the 80s). She also has a wicked sweet tooth. Cupcakes beware.

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