Cinematical just debuted the poster Dear Zachary: A Letter To A Son About His Father, a much buzzed-about documentary that played at Slamdance this year. I haven’t seen the movie, and now this poster is guaranteeing that I really, really want to see it. In my head I know it’s just marketing working really well, but this poster grabs me and makes me really want to see what else this film has up its sleeve.
Here’s the synopsis for Dear Zachary:
On November 5, 2001, Dr. Andrew Bagby was murdered in a parking lot in
western Pennsylvania; the prime suspect, his ex-girlfriend Dr. Shirley
Turner, promptly fled the United States for St. JohnÊ¼s, Canada, where
she announced that she was pregnant with AndrewÊ¼s child. She named the
little boy Zachary.
Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne, AndrewÊ¼s oldest
friend, began making a film for little Zachary as a way for him to get
to know the father heÊ¼d never meet. But when Shirley Turner was
released on bail in Canada and was given custody of Zachary while
awaiting extradition to the U.S., the filmÊ¼s focus shifted to ZacharyÊ¼s
grandparents, David & Kathleen Bagby, and their desperate efforts
to win custody of the boy from the woman they knew had murdered their
What happened next, no one ever could have foreseen coming…
See the entire, gorgeous poster at Cinematical.
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