Yellow (2012 film)

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Directed byNick Cassavetes
Produced byChris Hanley
David Hillary
Manu Kumaran
Chuck Pacheco
Screenplay byNick Cassavetes
Heather Wahlquist
StarringRiley Keough
Sienna Miller
David Morse
Ray Liotta
Melanie Griffith
Lucy Punch
CinematographyJeff Cutter
Edited byJim Flynn
Yellow Productions
Indion Entertainment Group
Medient Studios
Muse Productions
Toy Gun Films
Release date
  • September 8, 2012 (2012-09-08) (TIFF)
Running time
105 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States

Yellow is a 2012 American drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and written by Nick Cassavetes and Heather Wahlquist. The film stars Riley Keough, Sienna Miller, David Morse, Ray Liotta, Melanie Griffith and Lucy Punch.[2] The film was awarded "Best Film" at the Catalina Film Festival on September 22, 2013.[3]


Mary Holmes (Heather Wahlquist) is an elementary teacher living in a hallucinatory world and consuming twenty Vicodin a day. One day she is fired from her job after being caught having sex with one of the parents on Parent Teacher Day.[4]



The film premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2012.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Yellow: Toronto Review". The Hollywood Reporter. 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2015-07-07.
  2. ^ "Yellow (2012) - directed by Nick Cassavetes". Allmovie. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Moon River Studios has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Nick Cassavetes' Yellow". Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ Grozdanovic, Nikola (10 September 2012). "TIFF Review: Nick Cassavetes' 'Yellow' Is Daring, Bold And Just What The Doctor Ordered". Indiewire. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ Rob Nelson (2012-09-14). "Yellow". Variety. Retrieved 2015-07-07.
  6. ^ Goldberg, Matt (2012-09-05). "First Look at Nick Cassavetes' YELLOW". Collider. Retrieved 2015-07-07.

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