TORONTO, March 2 /CNW/ - "At Home by Myself... With You," a romantic comedy starring Genie winner Kristin Booth, opens at the The Royal Cinema in Toronto for an exclusive engagement from March 5th to March 11th. The Royal Cinema is located at 608 College St.
Kristin Booth ("Young People F*cking") received a 2010 ACTRA Award nomination for Best Outstanding Female Performance for her portrayal of Romy in "At Home by Myself... With You." Romy is a multi-phobia plagued single woman who hasn't left her apartment in six years until she finds her carefully organized existence disrupted by her hot new 'on-the-go' neighbor, played by Aaron Abrams, ("Amelia").
Also known as the 'Pocket Change Film,' "At Home by Myself... With You" is a do-it-yourself film making success story. The film was generously and primarily funded by other people's 'pocket change' contributed over the course of 18 months via an online campaign, which makes this an untraditional and highly effective method of film financing. People who contributed $100 or more received a "Funded By" credit. Initiatives like that enabled director Kris Booth to make his first feature film with a production budget of $42,000.
"At Home by Myself... With You" is directed by award-winning short film director Kris Booth ("For All the Marbles"). The film was written by Booth and Ramona Barckert ("Wingin' It") and produced by Bryce Mitchell ("My Pal Satan"). Executive producers include Glenn Cockburn ("Young People F*cking"), Martin Gero ("Bored to Death"), Raj Panikkar ("Rent-A-Goalie"), and Ryan Goldhar.
Other cast members include ACTRA Award-winner Rosemary Dunsmore ("The Baby Formula"), Gemini Award-nominated Raoul Bhaneja ("Cra$h & Burn"), ACTRA Award-nominated Shauna MacDonald ("Aaron Stone," "Saw VI"), and features narration by Canadian film legend Gordon Pinsent ("Away From Her").
"At Home By Myself... With You" premiered at the 2009 Vancouver International Film Festival and made the VIFF Top Ten Most Popular Canadian films. "At Home by Myself... With You" will be distributed to broadcast TV and DVD by Mongrel Media; the independent theatrical release is through Pocket Change Films. For more information please visit http://www.athomebymyselfwithyou.com/
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