Dreamin’ Wild

Bill Pohlad, USA 2022, 111’
Polish premiere
Dream Scenario Eileen

Casey Affleck stars in this touching Sugaman-like drama set in Northwest in the 70s. Two teenage brothers embark on a lifelong risk-it-all quest to achieve recognition of their music. Rediscovered after thirty years of obscurity, the music child-prodigy and the family come to terms with the past and their newly found fame. Based on a true story of Donnie and Joe Emerson.

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Bill Pohlad

He founded River Road Entertainment in 1987 with which he wrote, produced and directed his debut, Old Explorers. His production and executive production credits include numerous ads, music videos, documentary and fiction films, including Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, Terrence Malick's Tree of Life, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave and Spike Lee’s American Utopia. He has been awarded by the American Film Institute, received a documentary Emmy and an Oscar nomination for Best Film (as producer) for Tree of Life. Dreamin' Wild premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2022.


1990 Old Explorers

2014 Love & Mercy

2022 Dreamin’ Wild

Cast & Crew

director Bill Pohlad
screenplay Steven Kurutz, Bill Pohlad
cinematography Arnaud Potier
editing Annette Davey
music Donnie Emerson
cast Casey Affleck, Noah Jupe, Zooey Deschanel, Walton Goggins, Beau Bridges
producer Jim Burke, Bill Pohlad, Kim Roth, Viviana Vezzani, Karl Spoerri
production River Road Entertainment, Zurich Avenue, Innisfree Pictures
sales Exchange
Polish distributor M2
language English
coloration colour
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