Hearts Beat Loud

Hearts Beat Loud

In Red Hook, Brooklyn, a father and daughter become an unlikely songwriting duo in the last summer before she leaves for college. Through their music they begin to connect in new ways and, in turn, both learn about growing up, letting go, and the power of music.

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Brett Haley


Director: Brett Haley
Executive Producer: David Bernon, Paul Bernon, Franklin Carson, Theodora Dunlap, Nick Offerman, Rowan Riley, Jackie Kelman Bisbee, Lance Acord
Producer: Houston King, Sam Bisbee, Sam Slater
Screenwriter: Brett Haley, Marc Basch
Cinematographer: Eric Lin
Editor: Patrick Colman
Production Designer: Erin Magill
Music: Keegan DeWitt
Principal Cast: Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, with Blythe Danner, and Toni Collette
Additional Credits: Music Supervisors: Joe Rudge, Chris Swanson


David Betesh
Public Film Contact
Kyle Greenberg
Gunpowder Sky
Publicity Contact
Carmen Irabien
Sales Agent
Gunpowder & Sky
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2017
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Screening Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: ["United States"]
Language: English
Runtime: 93:00 mins