A PICTURE OF YOU
A narrative feature written & directed by J.P. Chan
Kyle and Jen, estranged siblings, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they inadvertently make a shocking discovery that turns their world upside-down.
A serious movie about life that collides into a funny movie about death, A PICTURE OF YOU s a story about loss, family, secrets, making up, and moving on.
A Picture of You is writer/director J.P. Chan’s first feature film.
Jo Mei (forthcoming ADULT WORLD)
Andy Pang (The Good Wife; Elementary)
Teyonah Parris (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE; AMC TV series Mad Men)
and Jodi Long (TBS series Sullivan & Son)
Cinematographer: Andrew Reed
Produced by: Yasmine Gomez (TERRA COTTA), Robert M. Chang
Executive produced by: Duane Andersen (SURROGATE VALENTINE; DAYLIGHT SAVINGS)
It has been called “a great little indie family drama”, and film festival audiences have been delighted with the film’s spirit. Earlier this Spring, A PICTURE OF YOU was awarded Best Screenplay at the 2014 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival. And most recently it was named NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC’S PICK during its theatrical run earlier this Summer.
J.P. CHAN (Writer / Director / Producer) is a self-taught filmmaker and playwright living in New York City. His short films have screened at film festivals including Slamdance, SXSW, Tribeca, and Comic-Con. His plays have had productions and readings in New York and Chicago. He is a member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, holds a graduate degree in urban planning from NYU, and was born in New Jersey to working class immigrant parents. He makes his movies and plays while working full-time as Assistant Director for Multimedia Production at MTA, the New York metro region public transportation agency.
September 12th – Los Angeles, CA (Laemmle Playhouse 7 in Pasadena)
September 12th – Honolulu, HI (Kahala Theater)
October 5th – Baton Rouge, LA (Manship Theater)
Additional Cities to follow.
Available on VOD in October 2014