Directed by Dan Mirvish (“Between Us,” “Bernard and Huey” and a Slamdance Film Festival Co-founder), the award-winning thriller/comedy feature film “18½” will be released in cinemas in over 50 markets across North America on May 27th, beginning with Laemmle theaters in Los Angeles and expanding coast-to-coast on June 3rd, with the filmmakers in attendance for Q&A’s in all key markets.
“18½” acclaimed cast is led by stars Willa Fitzgerald (Amazon’s “Reacher”), John Magaro (“First Cow”), Vondie Curtis Hall (“Harriet”), Catherine Curtin (Netflix’s “Stranger Things”), Richard Kind (“Argo”), Sullivan Jones(“The Gilded Age”), Alanna Saunders, Claire Saunders, and the legendary voices of Ted Raimi (“Spider-Man”), Jon Cryer (“Two and a Half Men”), and Bruce Campbell (“Evil Dead”) as President Richard Nixon.
The film “18½” humorously crafts its own narrative into the notorious gap in Nixon’s Watergate scandal. Taking place in 1974, “18½” is about a fictional White House transcriber finds the only copy of the infamous 18½-minute gap in Nixon’s Watergate tapes but her attempts to leak it to the press run afoul of hippies, swingers and nefarious forces.
Watch the official trailer for 18½.