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Hearts Beat Loud
USA, 2018, 97 min., Color, English
In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank (Nick Offerman) is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam (Kiersey Clemons) off to college, while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly "jam sesh" into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an Internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.
Brett Haley
Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Toni Collette

Director Bio

Brett Haley grew up in Key West and Pensacola, Florida. He graduated with a BFA in directing from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. In 2017, he made his second trip to Sundance with “The Hero” in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. The film won Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking-Acting award at the Newport Beach Film Festival for Sam Elliott's performance. He co-wrote, directed and edited “I’ll See You In My Dreams”, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Blythe Danner was nominated for a Gotham Award for Best Actress for her role in the film. Brett's first feature film, “The New Year” starred Trieste Kelly Dunn and premiered and won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Film at the Sarasota Film Festival.