Colin Fitz Lives!

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Colin Fitz Lives!
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Directed by Robert Bella
Produced by Robert Bella
Written by Tom Morrissey
Starring Colin Fitz
John C. McGinley
Matt McGrath
William H. Macy
Andy Fowle
Julianne Phillips
Robert Bella
Will McCormack
Erik Jensen
Martha Plimpton
Mary McCormack
Chris Bauer
Music by Jason Downs (Original Music) Matthew Puckett (Original Music)
Distributed by IFC Films
Running time 87 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Colin Fitz Lives!, also known simply as Colin Fitz is a 1997 Independent film directed by Robert Bella. Colin Fitz Lives! was shot on 35mm in New York City. The budget was $150,000 and the film was shot in 14 days. It had its World Premiere in Dramatic Competition at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. The film won awards at numerous film festivals, including the Austin Film Festival, WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival and the Long Island Film Festival, but it did not receive theatrical distribution.

As a result, it became known by the press and its fans as “The Best Film Never Released.[1]

In August 2010, IFC Films released a newly remastered version of the film as part of its Video On Demand platform.[2]

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • Sundance Film Festival
    • Nominated, 1997, Grand Jury Prize for Dramatic (Robert Bella)
  • Austin Film Festival
    • Nominated, 1997, Feature Film Award (Tom Morrissey (writer)/Robert Bella (director))
    • Won, 1997, Feature Film Award for Cinematography (Henry Cline)
    • Won, 1997, Feature Film Award for Best Feature (Robert Bella)
    • Won, 1997, Audience Award (Robert Bella)
  • Florida Film Festival
    • Nominated, 1997, Grand Jury Award for Narrative (Robert Bella)
  • Long Island Film Festival
    • Won, 1997, Best of Fest (Robert Bella)
  • WorldFest Houston awards
    • Won, 1997, Gold Award for Comedy (Robert Bella)

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Director's Statement: "From Sundance To Hell And Back Again"; Official website
  2. ^ Sundance Selects – Colin Fitz Lives!

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