James White, Director Josh Mond

James White film poster IJames White (Christopher Abbott) is a troubled twenty-something trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. He retreats further into a self-destructive, hedonistic lifestyle, but as his mother (Cynthia Nixon) battles a serious illness James is forced to take control of his life. As the pressure on him mounts, James must find new reserves of strength or risk imploding completely.  The directorial debut of MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE producer Josh MondJAMES WHITE, which had its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2014 where it was the winner of the “Best of Next” Audience Award, is a confident and closely observed debut that explores loss and the deep relationship between a mother and son.  Abbott’s strong central performance is aided by a stellar supporting cast featuring Cynthia Nixon (“Sex and the City”), Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi (“Comedy Bang! Bang!”), and Ron Livingston (DRINKING BUDDIES). Shot on location in New York City with an intimate visual style, JAMES WHITE follows its lead into deep, affecting places while still maintaining its fragile humanity. Director and writer Josh Mond joins us for a conversation on his deeply moving debut film.


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 Now playing at The Landmark in New York

Opens at the ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles on Friday, November 20th

**2015 Sundance Film Festival – Best of Next Audience Award Winner**

** AFI FEST 2015 WINNER **
American Independents Audience Award

“Like no movie in recent memory, the feature debut of writer-director Josh Mond is a small marvel of evenhanded empathy.” – Tim Grierson, Paste Magazine

“A viscerally acted drama whose rich visual and sonic textures intensify the plunge into the title character’s messy life”, David Rooney – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

“A most assured piece of work by an artist’ Scott Foundas – VARIETY

“Writer-director Josh Mond’s feature debut is a devastating portrait of the stress of being a caregiver, particularly one so young, that’s remarkably free of sentimentality or a typical tearjerker’s cues.” Tricia Olszewski, The Wrap

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