Littlerock

Directed by Mike Ott

Year: 2010
Running Time: 82
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English [audio]
Shop Home Video

Littlerock

Cast
Atsuko Okatsuka
Markiss McFadden
Matthew Fling
Rintaro Sawamoto
Roberto Sanchez
Cory Zacharia
Brett L. Tinnes
Ryan Dillon

Crew
Produced by Denny Densmore (Executive) , Hsin-Fang Li (Executive) , Sierra Leoni, Fred Thornton and Laura Ragsdale
Directed by Mike Ott
Writers Atsuko Okatsuka, Mike Ott and Carl McLaughlin
Composed by Toddrick Spalding (Music Supervision)
Cinematographer Carl McLaughlin


LITTLEROCK is a powerfully intimate drama that captures the fears and desires of a young Japanese woman lost in America.

Rintaro (Rintaro Sawamoto) and Atsuko (Atsuko Okatsuka, who also co-wrote the script) are a Japanese brother and sister spending their summer traveling through the U.S. While on their way to San Francisco, their car breaks down in Littlerock, California, and they kill time with the local young drunks, touring the endless keggers that are the only entertainment in town. Atsuko speaks no English, and becomes the exotic center of attention in this isolated burg, deflecting advances by what seems like every available man in town. When love does come her way, she discovers that passion can be as fleeting as a visit abroad.

Directed by Mike Ott, LITTLEROCK is an affectingly authentic portrait of the bittersweet pain of young love and the cruel reality of cultural miscommunication, making it one of the most emotionally moving American Independents in recent memory.

Reviews

"The flipside of Lost In Translation... evocative and rich." - David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle

"MESMERIZING." - Doug Harvey, LA WEEKLY



Awards

  • WINNER: AFI FEST Audience Award

    WINNER: FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT Awards

    WINNER: GOTHAM Independent Film Awards

Hi-Res Poster

Trailer Embed Code

Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu. Interested in bringing Littlerock to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please visit our site or contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.

To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 8:45pm
RT' @stevesilberman': Thrilled to see that the candid, nuanced, and uplifting new documentary, "Oliver Sacks: His Own Life" (which I'm in bri…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 6:42pm
OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE (@OliverSacksDoc) is a NYTimes Critic's Pick that "beautifully presents a portrait of hi…' https://t.co/SzOSwNdOTe'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 6:37pm
RT' @roarworthy': It's time to revisit Peter Cushing's time with #DoctorWho - as a replacement for the insufferable William Hartnell - in two…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 6:37pm
RT' @themovieisle': Bette Gordon’s virtuoso Variety is a Hitchcockian Thriller done through the female gaze.' @KinoLorber' brings this gem of a…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 6:37pm
RT' @BAMfilmBrooklyn': The new restoration of the remarkable JAZZ ON A SUMMER’S DAY (@KinoLorber) is leaving our virtual cinema Thu, Sep 24.…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 6:28pm
RT' @BuoyancyTheFilm': BUOYANCY director Rodd spoke to' @PopMatters' as part of our US release - watch the film today via arthouse cinemas on' @…'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 6:28pm
RT' @zeitgeistfilms': Love movies? Miss theaters? You can watch a great doc AND support your local movie theater, all without leaving your ho…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 11:24am
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming December 1st! D.C. CAB (1983) • Audio Commentary by Film Historian/Filmmaker Daniel Kremer & Film Critic Scout…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 10:03am
RT' @OliverSacksDoc': 🏆 NOW PLAYING...' @nytimes' Critic's Pick! 🏆 Oliver Sacks: His Own Life "illuminates details of what can only be called…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 23 2020 at 9:16am
RT' @BillHayesNYC': Film review: An "NYT Critic's Pick" !!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Go to' @OliverSacksDoc' for details on streaming at home.' @RicBurnsFi…'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
Email: edu@kinolorber.com