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Poster for Applesauce


Director: Onur Tukel Run Time: 91 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2015

Starring: Dylan Baker, Jennifer Prediger, Karl Jacob, Max Casella, Onur Tukel, Trieste Kelly Dunn

Nitehawk Cinema presents two midnite screenings of APPLESAUCE featuring surprise prizes and an introduction by director Onur Tukel!

What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done?

Every Tuesday night, radio talk show host Stevie Bricks invites his listeners to call in and share their stories.  And tonight, Ron Welz (writer/director Onur Tukel) is ready to share his.  But soon after he confesses on the air, Ron finds a severed foot in his laundry… then a cut off finger in his mail… then worse.  His life begins to unravel and his marriage begins to fall apart.  Someone is tormenting him.  Is it his insolent high school student?  Is it his best friend?  His wife?  In a city like New York, there are eight million suspects and each one could have a bone to pick with someone like Ron. 

Take dark comedy, mix it with noir, add a dash of horror and stir in some melodrama, and you have the recipe for one of the most original and unusual movies of the year.

Nitehawk is proud to bring back APPLESAUCE after our debut screening in our LOCAL COLOR monthly series with the Tribeca Film Festival that features independent New York filmmakers.