The Yellow Handkerchief

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  • PG-13
A love story at its core, THE YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF is about three strangers of two generations who embark on a road trip through post Katrina Louisiana. Along the way, relationships forge and change in a myriad of ways, leading to the possibility of... read more

A love story at its core, THE YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF is about three strangers of two generations who embark on a road trip through post Katrina Louisiana. Along the way, relationships forge and change in a myriad of ways, leading to the possibility of second chances at life and love. Brett Hanson (William Hurt) dealing with a painful past, crosses paths with Martine (Kristen Stewart), a troubled teenager ,and her new `ride' Gordy (Eddie Redmayne). The trio head out together, each motivated by his/her own reasons: Brett must decide whether he wants to return to the uncertainty of his life and his ex-wife May (Maria Bello) for whom he longs, Martine yearns to escape her family and Gordy hopes to get close to her. A deeply humanistic and emotionally rich film, THE YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF is directed by Udayan Prasad (MY SON THE FANATIC). Produced by six-time Academy Awardr winner Arthur Cohn (THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI- CONTINIS, ONE DAY IN SEPTEMBER), THE YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF stars Academy Awardr winner William Hurt, Golden Glober nominee Maria Bello, TWILIGHT star Kristen Stewart and Eddie Redmayne (THE GOOD SHEPHERD). The film is loosely based on a short story by renowned writer Pete Hamill.

Original Release

12/17/2008

US Release

12/17/2008

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Cast

William Hurt Brett / Brett Hanson
Kristen Stewart Martine
Eddie Redmayne Gordy
Veronica Russell Pregnant Warden / Warden Genaro
Victor Brunette Chippy White
Kaori Momoi Motel Owner
Emanuel Cohn Male Doctor
Nurith Cohn Female Nurse
Grover Coulson Farnsworth
Lisha Brock Waitress
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Directors

Udayan Prasad

Writers

Pete Hamill, Erin Dignam

Cast

William Hurt Brett / Brett Hanson
Kristen Stewart Martine
Eddie Redmayne Gordy
Veronica Russell Pregnant Warden / Warden Genaro
Victor Brunette Chippy White
Kaori Momoi Motel Owner
Emanuel Cohn Male Doctor
Nurith Cohn Female Nurse
Grover Coulson Farnsworth
Lisha Brock Waitress
Lucy Faust Snotty Girl
John Gregory Willard Blonde
Rebecca Newman Ilene
Ross Britz Friend
Marshall Cain Ferry Driver
Aimee Spring Fortier Teenage Mother
Ross Francis Boyfriend
Douglas M. Griffin Policeman
Jeff Galpin Policeman #2
Ashlynn Ross Deliver Girl

Producers

Editors

Christopher Tellefsen

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