Cinedigm presents THE HEYDAY OF THE INSENSITIVE BASTARDS starring James Franco (This is the End), Kate Mara (The Martian), Natalie Portman (Jackie), Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family), Abigail Spencer (Mad Men), Amber Tamblyn (Django Unchained), Thomas Mann (Kong: Skull Island) and Kristen Wiig (Ghostbusters).
Based on short stories from Robert Boswell’s critically acclaimed book of the same name, THE HEYDAY OF THE INSENSITIVE BASTARDS explores the difference between fantasy and reality, memory and history, and the joy and agony of the human condition, through seven tales. The result is an ambitious series of vignettes ranging from comical to bittersweet to poignant.
Produced by Elysium Bandini Studios in conjunction with UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television, this project was directed by students Mark Columbus, Lauren Hoekstra, Sarah Kruchowski, Ryan Moody, Simon Savelyev, Vanita Shastry, Shadae Lamar Smith, Jeremy David White and Jonathan King. Elysium Bandini Studios is a non-profit film studio that supports the film projects of students with proceeds going entirely to Art of Elysium, a non-profit benefiting artistic workshops in acting, art, comedy, fashion, music, song writing and creative writing.
HEYDAY OF THE INSENSITIVE BASTARDS has a theatrical release date of October 27, 2017. Also releasing on Digital & On Demand on the same day.