IN THEATRES & VOD

PRETEND WE'RE KISSING

Writer/Director: Matt Sadowski

Producer: Peter Harvey

Executive Producer: Sean Buckley & Mark Montefiore

Distributors: A71 (Canadian)

                     Juice Entertainment (World Digital)

Status: Complete

Principal Photography: Fall 2013

Theatres: April 2015

Synopsis: Pretend We’re Kissing follows Benny and Jordan, two average people who have a

whirlwind weekend romance. Dov Tiefenbach (Harold and Kumar, Sympathy for Delicious) plays

Benny, a nebbish character who struggles to make a real romantic connection; Tommie-Amber Pirie

(Michael: Tuesday and Thursdays) is Jordan, a girl hell bent on proving magical love can exist and

Autumn, brought to life by rising star Zoë Kravitz (Divergent, Mad Max: Fury Road) is an

unemployed, bi-sexual hippy who is also a self-diagnosed agoraphobic.

IN DEVELOPMENT

TO BE CONTINUED

Writer: Rob Grant & Stu Marks

Director: Rob Grant

Producer: Peter Harvey, Luke Black & Mike MacMillan

Starring: TBD

Status: Development

Principal Photography: 2019

Synopsis: After a bullied teen commits suicide, he and his friends discover they have the ability to resurrect instantly, which sets off an increasingly bloody escalation between them and their bullies at prom.

ACQUAINTED

Writer: Natty Zavitz

Director: Natty Zavitz

Producer: Peter Harvey, Jonathan Keltz, and Giacomo Gianniotti

Starring: Giacomo Gianniotti, Laysla De Oliveira, Jonathan Keltz, and Adelaide Kane

Status: Pre-Production

Theatrical Release: 2019

Synopsis: DREW (Giacomo Gianniotti) and EMMA (Laysla De Oliveira), both in committed relationships, meet just as they are on the verge of the rest of their lives. ACQUAINTED is an honest and devastating look at no-so-young love that is set in Toronto with a backdrop of the shifting cultural attitudes towards marriage, monogamy and the evolving generational identity that allows someone to swipe left past their soulmate.

TALK LIKE A WHITE BOY

Writer: Natty Zavitz

Director: Andy Hines

Producer: Peter Harvey

Starring: Noah Reid

Status: Development

Synopsis: With his best friend in jail back home in Toronto for a crime he helped commit, Jackson

parties it up at a small-town university until loyalty, love and racism make him find out how much

he can - and can't - talk like a white boy.

THE NORTH

​Writer: Tom Legge

Producer: Peter Harvey

Status: Development

Genre: Post Apocalyptic Drama

 

UNTITLED HOCKEY PROJECT

​Writer: Peter Harvey

Producer: Peter Harvey

Status: Development

Principal Photography: Fall 2020

Genre: Action Drama

 

PRESS

PRETEND WE'RE KISSING

 

 

“GENUINELY AFFECTING, WITH A DELIGHTFULLY UNHINGED PERFORMANCE FROM ZOE KRAVTIZ AND CINEMATOGRAPHY THAT MAKES TORONTO LOOK AS INVITINGLY HIP AS EVER." - NATIONAL POST

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"WILL CONNECT WITH BOTH HIP CYNICS AND THOSE WITH ROSIER HOPES. A MATCH MADE IN CERTAIN HEAVENS" - THE GLOBE AND MAIL

 

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“SOMEWHERE BETWEEN THE NEUROTIC HUMOUR OF MANHATTAN AND THE LOQUACIOUS EARNESTNESS OF BEFORE SUNRISE. DEVOTEES OF EITHER FILM OUGHT TO BE CHARMED" - TORONTO STAR

 

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“SIMPLE YET WONDERFUL, CINEMATIC AND YET REAL" - EFILMCRITIC

 

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“HILARIOUS, AND QUITE LEWD" - SCENE CREEK

 

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“REALLY INTERESTING IDEAS ABOUT CONNECTIONS AND COMPATIBILITY" - NOW MAGAZINE

 

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“PASSIONATE, AWKWARD, CONFUSING, AMAZING AND ALL TOO BRIEF...JUST LIKE A REAL RELATIONSHIP" - IN THE SEATS

 

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"HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME A BREAKOUT HIT, AND IT’S EVERY BIT WORTH SEEING." - ONE MOVIE OUR VIEWS

 

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“A BITTERSWEET DELIGHT " - GEORGIA STRAIGHT

 

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“FLIES IN THE FACE OF ROMCOM CONVENTION AND WINS" - MONSTERS & CRITICS

“… while there’s plenty of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, none tips Picture Day into mindless sensation or Hangover-style improbability. Moreover, it’s superbly cast, especially Regina-born Tatiana Maslany, who plays Claire as an affecting bundle of toughness and vulnerability, wrongheadedness and smarts, appetite and world-wariness, awkwardness and sensuality.” - James Adams - THE GLOBE AND MAIL

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PICTURE DAY

 

 

“One of the most charming and vibrant debut features by a Canadian filmmaker in recent memory.” - Steve Gravestock - TIFF PROGRAMMER

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“… one of the smartest movies on youth I have seen since “Freaks & Geeks.” - Jason Whyte - efilmcritic

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“… fearless, honest, unapologetic, heartbreaking, and hilarious … soulful, heartfelt, raw, intelligent, profoundly human and so much fun.” - Borsos Jury - Whistler Film Festival

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© 2019 by Peter Harvey Films & Peter Harvey Productions Inc.

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