Brian Crano's first feature "A Bag of Hammers" opens in New York and LA

Jason Ritter and Rebecca Hall star in bittersweet grifter comedy

Posted on April 19th 2012 in Announcement

"A Bag of Hammers," directed and co-written by TFT theater alumnus Brian Crano '02, gets a theatrical release in May. Critically acclaimed at its SXSW world premier in 2011, the film will play at the Village East Theatre in New York from May 11-13, then at the Music Hall in Los Angeles from May 18-20.

TFT Alumnus Quyen Tran served as cinematographer on the film.

Jason Ritter and Jake Sandvig star as two charming grifters who have built a successful though posing as valet parking attendants, stealing the vehicles instead of parking them. Everything changes, however, when they meet a twelve-year-old boy named Kelsey whose presence forces the pair to choose between a life of crime and fun and the opportunity to grow up. Cast includes Rebecca Hall (“The Town”), Chandler Canterbury (“Fringe”) and Carrie Preston (“True Blood.”)

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