NATE & MARGARET is a new Chicago indie comedy about two unlikely best friends.
NATE & MARGARET centers on a 19 year old film student named Nate, and his best friend Margaret, a 52 year old spinster who dreams of being a stand-up comedian. Nate's audacious classmate Darla sets him up on a date with James, which causes Nate's new life to shake apart his friendship with Margaret, who must now go find a life of her own.
Nathan Adloff is Directing the feature film, co-written with Justin D.M. Palmer. Adloff and Palmer have written several successful indie comedies together in Chicago. Adloff’s first two comedy shorts, UNTIED STRANGERS and IRREGULAR FRUIT took Best Comedy Short at the Lake County Film Festival in 2008 and 2009. They went on to create the new episodic comedy series BAD SIDES, as well as the BlipTV web series LEMONS with frequent collaborator Danny Rhodes.
The small-budget feature NATE & MARGARET will shoot on location in Chicago starting June 2011, and will utilize a host of hilarious Chicago favorites, including the stars Natalie West and Tyler Ross, as well as local favorites Danny Rhodes, Sadieh Rifai, Kristen Toomey, and more. Budgeted in the mid five-figures, the film is being produced by successful indie favorite Ash Christian through Cranium Entertainment. Director of Photography will be long-time Adloff & Palmer collaborator Brian Levin. The team is fortunate enough to have Laura Klein on board as First Assistant Director.
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