Stony Brook fest unveils lineup

MacKenzie's 'Camille' to close Long Island event

Monday, June 9, 2008


The 13th annual Stony Brook Film Festival will offer world premieres of four films, including Brent Huff’s thriller “Cat City,” which stars Rebecca Pidgeon, Julian Sands and Brian Dennehy; and John Putch’s new comedy “Route 30” with “Desperate Housewives” thesp Dana Delany.

Running July 17-26 at Long Island’s Stony Brook U., the fest will open with Susan Sarandon/Christopher Plummer/Gabriel Byrne in “Emotional Arithmetic,” a drama helmed by Paolo Barzman about the reunion of three survivors who were interned together at Drancy, a “transit” camp in Vichy France during WWII.

The fest will close with the East Coast premiere of Gregory MacKenzie’s “Camille,” a film about newlyweds (Sienna Miller and James Franco) on their way to a Niagra Falls honeymoon.


Sienna Miller and James Franco in "Camille," the closing night film at  the 10-day Stony Brook Film Festival starting July 17 at Stony Brook University.