2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Other Half

Saturday, March 12
9:45PM - 11:28PM

Alamo Lamar B
1120 S Lamar Blvd


Hashtags: #sxsw #theotherhalfmovie

Nickie is a self-destructive loner ever mourning the disappearance of his younger brother. Having abandoned a life of promise in his native UK, he has subsisted by drowning grief in alcohol and violence. On the fifth anniversary of his brother's disappearance - and on the verge of reaching his nadir - he meets Emily. The two form an immediate, inseparable bond: it is a love at first sight deepened by a shared sense of sorrow.

Section: Narrative Feature Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: Canada
Language: English
Year: 2016
Runtime: 103min

Director: Joey Klein

Executive Producer: Jay Firestone, Vanessa Piazza, Tom Cullen, Tatiana Maslany, David Miller, Mark Gingras, John Laing, Hussain Amarshi, Julia Sereny, Jennifer Kawaja

Producer: Nicole Hilliard-Forde, Jonathan Bronfman, Joey Klein

Screenwriter: Joey Klein

Cinematographer: Bobby Shore, CSC

Editor: James Vandewater

Production Designer: Chris Crane

Music: Joey Klein, Tom Cullen

Principal Cast: Tom Cullen, Tatiana Maslany, Suzanne Clément, Henry Czerny, Mark Rendall, Deragh Campbell, Nancy Palk


A native of Montreal, Joey is a graduate of Circle in the Square Theatre School.

His experience as an actor greatly informs his process as a filmmaker. He has written and directed two shorts: WAITING FOR YOU starring Tatiana Maslany and WATERLOO starring Joshua Close and Jodi Balfour. Favourite films: HUNGER, UNDER THE SKIN, and FAT CITY.

Distributor: American Entertainment Investors

Sales Agent: Andra Gordon

Public Film Contact
Nicole Hilliard-Forde
Motel Pictures Inc.
(416) 697-7024

Publicity Contact
Rebecca Fisher



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