“Tell me if this sounds familiar, a man walks into a store searches for a certain section of books he takes out a can of lighter fluid. I know why he burned the books.” “Why?” “Because he wrote them.” The mystery-drama follows a young novelist, ‘Sidney Hall,’ who finds accidental success and unexpected love at an early age, then disappears without a trace. Hall’s insights into his suburban town brings shame, forcing the young author into hiding.
“You’ve been number 1 on the best sellers list for 8 months.” “I’m seeing things, things that aren’t there.” ‘Sidney Hall’ writes a generation-defining book that makes him world-famous. This sets him on a downward spiral that destroys him, as he is depicted from the ages of eighteen, twenty-four and thirty.
“Sidney Hall, one of the best writers of our time, I’ve been searching for him for years.” A Life that Became a Novel, A Novel that Became a Phenomenon, a Phenomenon Became a Mystery. The suspense mystery drama is directed and co-written by Shawn Christensen along with Jason Dolan.
“No one has claimed to have seen or heard from Sidney Hall in over 5 years. Now how is that possible?” ‘The Vanishing of Sidney Hall’ stars Logan Lerman, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Michelle Monaghan, Blake Jenner, Tim Blake Nelson, Nathan Lane and Margaret Qualley. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and is scheduled to be released on January 25, 2018, through DirecTV Cinema before being released in a limited release on March 2, 2018, by A24.
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