Farewell to Harry

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Farewell to Harry
Directed by Garrett Bennett
Produced by William Steding
Written by Garrett Bennett,
Neil Weinberger,
Steve Edmiston,
Ann Wilkinson
Starring Joe Flanigan,
William Hall, Jr.,
Lysette Anthony
Distributed by Questar Inc.
PorchLight Entertainment
Release date(s) 2002
Running time 1 hour 38 min.
Country United States
Language English

Farewell to Harry is a 2002 small town drama about a writer (Joe Flanigan) who forms an unexpected friendship with a local legend (William Hall, Jr.)

Tagline: A writer finds his story in a friend's final chapter.

Plot summary[edit]

Nick Sennet (Joe Flanigan) is a writer who returns to his Pacific Northwest hometown to write a novel. While in town, he meets Harry (William Hall, Jr.),who, according to legend, is dead. As their friendship grows, Nick learns that Harry owns a run-down hat factory, where he spends his days drinking whiskey. When Nick becomes a projectionist at a local theatre, he decides that he is going to help Harry save himself before it is too late. While this is happening Nick meets Harry's old girlfriend, Louie Sinclair (Lysette Anthony) They decide to try to renovate the factory, and to try to save Harry. When it seems that all will fail, they stumble upon a hidden cellar filled with vintage hats, which allows their dreams to be fulfilled.

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Awards[edit]

Farewell to Harry won the following awards:
Houston International Film Festival:

  • Silver Remy Award, Best First Feature Film

Independent Spirit Awards:

  • Semi-Finalist – Someone to Watch

First Glance Philadelphia Film Festival:

  • Runner-Up, Best Feature

Seattle International Film Festival:

  • Special Jury Award – Shooting in Seattle – Best Film

Phoenix International Film Festival:

  • Official Selection

Spokane International Film Festival:

  • Official Selection

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