New Irish/American Indie feature film, Misty Button, will have its world premiere at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival on March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day.
After being asked to place a ten thousand dollar bet on a racehorse, James and Eoin make the fatal mistake of pocketing the money. The two Irish emigres face crisis when Misty Button comes in at 35-1.
The film stars Cillian O’Sullivan (Vikings, Maze), Shaun Kennedy (Monsters Inside Me, American Ripper), John Keating (Ray Donovan, Boardwalk Empire, The Lone Ranger), Kevin Breznahan (Superbad, There Will Be Blood, Alive, Winter’s Bone), Victoria Meade (Vinyl), Donald Paul (Atlanta, SEAL Team, Blue Bloods), Bret Lada (Orange is the New Black, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit), Gerard McNamee (The Following, The Get Down, White Collar), Josh Salt (Chicago PD, Cut Shoot Kill, Blue Bloods), and Gerardo Rodriguez (The Blacklist, Person of Interest).
Misty Button is written and directed by Seanie Sugrue and co-produced with fellow Kerry filmmaker Bertie Brosnan for Locked in the Attic Productions.
Located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, surrounded by lush vineyards, ranchland and a 100-mile coastline, the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) is headquartered in the quaint, sophisticated downtown of San Luis Obispo on the spectacular Central Coast of California. As a premiere 6-day annual event, the SLOIFF showcases contemporary and classic film screenings in a wide variety of venues, from the city’s classic art deco Fremont Theatre, to the popular independent Palm Theatre, with a variety of unexpected venues from the wine country of Paso Robles to the seaside towns of Avila Beach and Pismo Beach.