However, she is abducted and sold into sexual slavery by a gang. The short life and fast times of the fiery oregon distance runner form a movie that belongs in the company of jim thorpe all american and chariots of fire jack mathews, newsday. But when an injury forces her to take an unexpected day off, plumb wanders into a bakery where the aimless boy behind the counter catches her eye. Tracktown is a 2016 american drama and coming of age sports film directed and written by alexi pappas and jeremy teicher and starring pappas, chase offerle, rachel dratch and andy buckley. Tracktown on dvd may 12, 2017 starring alexi pappas, chase offerle, rachel dratch, andy buckley. Codirectorwriter and lead alexi pappas makes for an endearing triplethreat in this underdog audiencepleaser. Art meets real life on so many levels at the northwest premiere tuesday of a new movie. Tracktown olympic distance runner alexi pappas plays an overcommitted athlete forced to take a day off in a debut a bit too enamored with other recent indies. Track town pizza track town pizza track town pizza. Alexi pappas, chase offerle, rachel dratch release date. Olympic hopeful in tracktown finds life beyond the race. Start your free trial to watch tracktown and other popular tv shows and movies including new releases, classics, hulu originals, and more. Tracktown is a cutesy, generic, unfunny indie film, with an overgrown infant at its centre, and only the most surfacelevel interest in any of its other characters or themes.
Just like the training that goes on between olympic cycles, the release of tracktown has been a long time coming. After the eugene premiere, the tracktown movie may play at some upcoming film festivals including in bend, oregon. May 05, 2017 tracktown clip and trailer a movie directed by jeremy teicher, alexi pappas cast. Tracktown is a 2016 american drama and coming of age sports film directed and written by. Last week i had the pleasure of attending the bend showing of tracktown, a film written and directed by alexi pappas and jeremy teicher. Teicher said the producers have hired a film agent to get wider distribution any way they can, be that in cinemas, with an online streaming deal or sale to a cable tv channel. This fictional film follows plum marigolds alexi pappas life through the three days between the preliminary and final round of the womens 5k at the track and field olympic trials. No hidden fees, equipment rentals, or installation appointments. None of these developments carry much dramatic weight, yet the film is light. Everything you need to know about tracktown movie 2017. Plumb marigold alexi pappas is a famous but lonely distance runner. The filmmakers obsession with the athletes body very strange but interesting, but i did love those awkward moments with the athletes attempts to be normal outside of training. Tracktown is an enjoyable comingofage sports movie, and an awesome first feature from the absurdly talented olympian.
A glimpse into what it takes for young athletes to compete at the highest levels, tracktown beautifully shows the hard work behind following your dreams and growing up. Tracktown is a wonderful run through the world of plum marigold as she tries to find her stride. Trackdown is a 1976 crime drama exploitation film directed by richard t. Track town pizza is located on franklin boulevard in eugene, or near the university of oregon campus, autzen stadium, matthew knight arena and hayward field. May 12, 2017 in the movie tracktown, plumb marigold alexi pappas is a famous but lonely distance runner preparing for the biggest race of her life. Check out the new trailer starring alexi pappas, chase offerle, rachel dratch.
The companys filing status is listed as active and its file number is 100735190. The legendary olympian and gatekeeper of hayward field, lance deal, not only helped us manage our filming at the track but also makes a cameo rolling out. We endeavor to grow the sport of track and field, not just here in tracktown and in oregon, but throughout the united states. Plumb marigold alexi pappas is a famous but lonely distance runner preparing for the biggest race of her life. Tracktown movie, llc is an oregon domestic limitedliability company filed on march 26, 2014. I am so excited for the eugene premiere of my movie tracktown, which will be held at the mcdonald theater on july 5 during the rest day of the us olympic trials.
Although tracktown lacks edge, its just so relentlessly sweet and pappas is so effervescent on screen that those missteps in tone are easy to forgive. The registered agent on file for this company is jeremy teicher and is located at 61 west 31st ave apt b, eugene, or 97405. Jan 12, 2019 1950s tv episode featured salesman named trump who wants a wall to prevent end of the world. Parents need to know that tracktown is a quirky indie sports drama about a young running star preparing for the olympic trials. But when an injury forces her to take an unexpected day off, plumb wanders into a bakery where the.
But when an injury forces her to take an unexpected day off, plumb wanders. Tracktown, by alexi pappas and jeremey teicher, is a cutesy, generic, unfunny indie film with an array of underdeveloped themes. Curran, returning to the continent where he began his movie career after a period in america that saw him making the toolittleseen drama stone, seems to me a consistently underrated director with a distinctive voice and vision. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing tracktown near you. While olympic trials dont usually tend to be the sort of milieu that readily. The kind of movie that just makes you smile at the end and you want to watch again.
Tracktown movie blurs lines between reality and fiction. Oregon films about olympic track and field films about the summer olympics running films sports drama films 2016 directorial debut films. In the movie tracktown, plumb marigold alexi pappas is a famous but lonely distance runner preparing for the biggest race of her life. The compelling experience of a young olympic hopeful is heightened by the casting of numerous reallife olympic runners including cowriterdirector and lead actor alexi pappas. We endeavor to grow the sport of track and field, not just here in tracktown and in oregon, but.
Tracktown cast and crew cast photos and info fandango. Tracktown movie, tracktown trailer, tracktown release date. May 12, 2017 the usage of quotes throughout the movie is a fresh idea, but it is more suited for a high adrenaline movie. Tracktown is an indie film akin to juno or superbad suburbanesque landscapes, twinkling homemade soundtrack, and a character who comes of age both in response to and in rebellion against the sport she loves so much. Tracktown 2017 cast and crew twentyoneyearold plumb marigold has lived her entire life surrounded by coaches, teammates and fans while training to be an olympic distance runner. It is also referred to as the emerald city and as track town, usa.
Alexi pappas, a runner who, in real life, competed at the 2016 olympics, helped write, direct and produce and stars in a film about a. Tracktown pizza can deliver all of your catering needs delicious pizzas. It stars alexi pappas, a reallife olympian and elite runner who also cowrote and codirected the film, so its got plenty. From filming in 2014, to a special screening in eugene at the 2016 olympic trials, alexi pappas and fiancee jeremy teichers film finally has a proper theatrical release, in major cities, and on demand. Tracktown clip and trailer drama, comedy 2017 alexi pappas. In 2021, the city will host the 18th track and field world championships. When an injury forces her to take a day off, plumb wanders into a bakery where the aimless boy behind the counter catches her eye.
It stars alexi pappas, a reallife olympian and elite runner who also cowrote and codirected the film, so its got plenty of insider details about life as an elite athlete. Tracktown is a 2016 american drama and coming of age sports film directed and written by alexi pappas and jeremy teicher and starring pappas, chase. Due to streaming rights, a few shows play with an ad break before and after. The usage of quotes throughout the movie is a fresh idea, but it is more suited for a high adrenaline movie. Tracktown is a different kind of sports movie reallife olympic hopeful alexi pappas stars in a film that takes a surprising approach to what a sports story should be about. May 12, 2017 just like the training that goes on between olympic cycles, the release of tracktown has been a long time coming.
Tracktown usa is especially grateful to the members of our 5k club. The camera work is sloppy which makes scenes slogy. Stay current with additional news, entertainment, and lifestyle programming from american. Plumb marigold is a famous but lonely distance runner preparing for the biggest race of her life. Off the track, officials mired in outdated politics got the point that activist pre was taking the sport into a new era. Eugenes official slogan is a great city for the arts and outdoors. Searching for a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the jeremy teicherdirected movie via subscription can be a. Need to watch tracktown on your tv or mobile device at home. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. Olympic hopeful in tracktown finds life beyond the. Tracktown is the nickname of eugene, oregon, which is also known as the track and field capital of the world. Online shopping from a great selection at tracktown treasures store. Plumb marigold alexi pappas is a famous but lonely distance runner preparing for the biggest race of.1423 897 661 300 778 889 812 547 1149 1007 1266 1302 1140 1214 556 1281 1476 1073 1376 324 403 334 118 1472 161 923 1118 1333 633 1363 698 651 1483 1182 1226 320 122 907 253 318 1339 226