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Katie Says Goodbye

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​Parallell Cinema, Relic Pictures & Unknown Subject present​

A film by Wayne Roberts

Shot in New Mexico

Edited in Paris

Theatrical release: April 18, 2018 (France); June 7, 2019 (USA)

French Distributor: Bodega. Link to Press kit

Int. Sales: Cercamon. 

Katie, a 17-year-old waitress with a heart of gold, barely supports herself in poverty in Arizona. She sells her body to help her mother and to fulfill her dream of a better life elsewhere. When she falls in love, a chain of events will test her courage and determine her future.

  • World Premiere : Toronto International Film Festival 2016

  • ​International Premiere : IMPACT AWARD - Stockholm IFF

  • Rotterdam (International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017)

  • Deauville American Film Festival 2017

  • Manchester International Film Festival 2017 (Outstanding Feature Film, Best Actress)

  • Newport Beach Film Festival (Best Actress, Best Screenplay)

  • Sarasota SFF 2017, Dallas, Hong Kong HKIFF, Istanbul, Annapolis etc.

Producers (alphabet. order): Max Born, Kimberly Parker, Eric Schultz, Carlo Sirtori, David Steiner, Benjamin Steiner, Jacob Wasserman


  • Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One)

  • Christopher Abbott (Martha Marcy May Marlene,  James White)

  • Mireille Enos (The Killing, The Catch, World War Z)

  • Jim Belushi (According to Jim)

  • Academy-Award Winner Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth)


The Preppie Connection

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​Theatrical release: March 18, 2016 (USA) On VOD: March 18, 2017 (France)

​1984. The rise through drug trafficking of a student from modest background in a great American school. Based on a true story.

Barcelona International Film Festival 2015 - Excellence in Film Editing
Hamptons International Film Festival 2015 - Breakthrough Performer

​Parallell Cinema, Relic Pictures


A film by Wayne Roberts


  • Thomas Mann (Project X; Me and Earl and the Dying Girl)

  • ​Lucy Fry (Vampire Academy), 

  • Logan Huffman (Underdogs)

James White

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Rise and fall of a young New Yorker struggling with the difficulties of life.

Starring: Christopher Abbot (Girls, Martha Marcy May Marlene), Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi (How to Make It in America), Tony & Emmy Award Winner Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City, Rabbit Hole), Ron Livingston (Office Space , Drinking Buddies), David Call (Tiny Furniture, Smash), and Makenzie Leigh (The Good Wife, Deception). 


  • Sundance 2015, Audience Award NEXT

  • AFI Fest 2015 Audience Award

  • Deauville Film Festival 2015, Revelations Prize

  • Hamptons International Film Festival 2015, Breakthrough Performer

  • Locarno International Film Festival 2015, Don Quixote Award - Special Mention, 2nd place: Junior Jury Award International Competition

Co-executive producer

Drama by Josh Mond.

WINNER AUDIENCE AWARD NEXT, SUNDANCE 2015, Locarno Film Festival 2015

Le Monde : "What we see and hear [...] is truly staggering". "Carried by exceptional performers, Josh Mond's film finds its tone, between John Cassavetes and James Gray. »

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