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1. Make the original soundtrack available for the first time ever (on limited edition vinyl no less!), and

2. Preserve and digitize another at-risk feature by Alex Rockwell (his 1983 debut Lenz of which only one 16mm print remains) 

Read about both goals in this Backer update

3. Make a short documentary in tribute to Seymour Cassel! Be part of creating the first-ever 8- to 12-minute documentary film about Seymour's amazing life and career!

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Official Le Soup t-shirt design announced, new Seymour t-shirt added!

 

1992 Sundance winner and cult classic In the Soup is in danger of disappearing forever. 

Hi there – I'm Matt Grady from Factory 25, and I'm here to ask you to get on board and help us create a new archival print of indie feature In the Soup. Together, we can rescue this star-studded New York comedy from the destructive forces of time, and help it reach a wider audience than it's ever had the chance to before.

 

And in case you haven't heard of it...

In The Soup is an acclaimed independent feature comedy by director Alexandre Rockwell. In rich black and white, it's the story of an aspiring young New York filmmaker (Steve Buscemi) in the throes of his creative struggle, his beautiful neighbor and muse (Jennifer Beals), and a lovable con man (Seymour Cassel), chasing their dreams in quintessential 1990s NYC amidst a cast of oddball characters played by Stanley Tucci, Sam Rockwell, Will Patton, Jim Jarmusch, Debi Mazar, Carol Kane, and others. 

In the director's words, "it’s a zeitgeist film that captured a moment in New York independent filmmaking when anything was possible."

Upon its release in 1992, it won the grand jury prize at Sundance competing against films like Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino) and Gas, Food, Lodging (Alison Anders), and proceded to play some of the most prestigious festivals worldwide throughout that year, including Venice, Toronto, and the New York Film Festival.  

It came out to critical acclaim: In the words of reviewers from the New York Times, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Time and more, it is "hilarious," "irresistible," "furiously clever," "a magical and touching comic romance about movies and crime," "a dryly funny film of exceptional visual beauty" and "a droll, self-conscious fable with an unexpected heart of gold." Basically, people loved it.

But, despite these rave reviews and an amazing start to a theatrical tour, a series of distribution mishaps caused it to become unavailable and more or less stay that way for the next quarter-century. Now, an official high-quality copy of it does not exist digitally, it's not on Blu-Ray, and the DVD release it saw in 2004 which is now out of print.

This year, on the year of it's 25th Anniversary, is the perfect time for a long-deserved re-release, and In the Soup's digital debut. 

But when I approached director Alex Rockwell about making this a reality with Factory 25, I came to learn there was a pretty big obstacle in the way of this dream...

As of last year, there was only one fine-grain, black-and-white master archival print left, and unfortunately, while being screened at a cinema in Los Angeles, this precious but aging, fragile print was accidentally damaged during projection to the extent that moments of the first and fifth reel were virtually shredded. 

Without this time-proof archive of the film, not only can we not reproduce In the Soup in the way it was meant to be seen  it could be lost forever. 

Because of the rarity of the Kodak black-and-white stock with which it was made, this process of restoration requires the epitome of expert attention and high-tech equipment at labs around the world, which, I won't lie, is pretty expensive.

The theater where it was damaged contributed some funds towards its repair, but it's only a fraction of what we need to restore the film to its original glory, and preserve it for future generations. 

In collaboration with labs around the world and the archiving non-profit IndieCollect, parts of this complex restoration process are already underway, but in order to pay for it, I need some serious help!

First, through a series of complex lab processes (all of which I'll explain in a little more detail in the FAQs) we can create a new, archival print of the film from which copies can be made. This means the film will be available to replicate and screen for future generations. 

Once we get that sorted out, we can also put it back out into the world. As I mentioned above, due to some distribution mishaps – namely the distribution company that acquired In the Soup folding shortly after the film's successful theatrical release — it has pretty much been widely unavailable for the past, well, 25 years. 

With your help, I want to release it digitally and on Blu-Ray, and put it in at least a few theaters in all its glory, so new, broader audiences will be able to watch it easily.

Here's the damage: 

The more we raise, the more we can do.

If we knock our funding goal out of the park, we can release the film in more ways, on more channels, and do more to get the word out about it. 

At a bare minimum we want to have celebratory 25th Anniversary screenings (you are all invited) in New York and Los Angeles. 

If we raise more than our initial goal, I'd love to have screenings of the film in cities around the U.S. We'd also love to do a special release of the soundtrack which has never before been made available separate of the film, put the movie out on other in-demand formats, create new special content with the cast, and more. The more we raise, the more we can do!

Totally reasonable question. Check out the rewards on the right side of this page. 

They range from getting the first-ever digital download of In The Soup straight to your inbox, to personal voice messages from our friend and In the Soup star Jennifer Beals, to eating soup in real life New York with me (Matt Grady), Alex Rockwell, and Steve Buscemi, or even a whole handful of In the Soup cast members.

You can even score a Restoration Producer / AP credit on the film — grab that slot and in addition to having a film credit with unequivocal indie clout, you (and a guest if you like) will join us as a VIP at the New York or LA big-screen premiere of the re-release for cast meet-and-greets and more. 

We'll be adding things as we go — including a soup date in person in NYC with members of the cast — so keep an eye out for some special appearances!

Get a set of four super rare, silver-tone photographic prints from set taken by Phil Parmet and signed by Steve Buscemi and Alex Rockwell.
Get a set of four super rare, silver-tone photographic prints from set taken by Phil Parmet and signed by Steve Buscemi and Alex Rockwell.

 

I'm Matt Grady. You can read more about me on my 'About Me' page on Kickstarter, but basically I founded this distribution company called Factory 25 eight years ago to help rescue very deserving films (Alex's catalog of films included) from obscurity and help get them in front of an audience that would love them, and I've released some of what I think are the best of the best micro-budget independent productions of the past decade.

I'm running this campaign with the full support of In The Soup director Alexandre Rockwell. He's made several features (including Four Rooms, a collaboration with Quentin Tarantino and Alison Anders, both of whom are fellow Sundance alums from 1992), and he's the head of the film directing program at New York University's graduate school. His most recent feature, Little Feet, was funded by Kickstarter backers! You can read more about his illustrious film career on IMDB.

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Risks and challenges

The process we're using for restoration is the result of a great deal of research and reviewing options with experts literally around the world. We have done extensive testing and we're confident this is the way to go, and we're ready for some exciting trial and error during the process. Bear with us, if we can raise these funds, we're going to save this film and get it as close to its original glory as humanly (and technologically) possible.

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    In the Loop

    We couldn't do this without you.

    Get just-for-backers Updates about the film from me - Matt Grady (of Factory 25) - featuring Alex Rockwell the director, stars from the film, and other special guests.

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    Souper Thanks

    Because of you, we are closer to restoring 'In the Soup' and rescuing it for future generations. THANK YOU. Get a grateful shout-out from us (or dedicate it to a friend) on the 'In the Soup' official website at factorytwentyfive.com.

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    The Script

    'In the Soup' was a truly *different* type of storytelling, which helped it grab on to the hears and minds of audiences and Sundance judges and reviewers alike.

    We'll send you digital scan of Alex Rockwell's original copy of the script, annotated with director's notes, so you can walk through the filmmaker's creative process line by line.

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    Download & Special Thanks Postcard

    This would not exist without you!

    Get a downloadable copy of the first ever 'In the Soup' digital release, straight to your inbox.

    No decent-quality version of this film has ever been available as a download or released on digital platforms before. You'll be able to get it here first.

    And, Alex Rockwell and I (Matt Grady) will thank you via postal mail with a Kickstarter-exclusive 'In the Soup' thank-you card mailed to you (or a lucky friend of your choice).

    Plus, all previous rewards!

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    Jennifer Beals Fan Pack

    Your pledge helps rescue Jennifer Beals' 1992 indie film debut from disappearance!

    Get an amazing special-edition print of a behind-the-scenes photo of young Jennifer on the set, delivered to you postcard-style with a printed note from Jennifer on the back!

    And, your pledge helps restore and re-release 'In the Soup'! Get the first ever digital release, straight to your inbox.

    No decent-quality version of this film has ever been available as a download or released on digital platforms before. You'll be able to get it here first.

    And, Alex Rockwell and I (Matt Grady) will thank you via postal mail with a Kickstarter-exclusive 'In the Soup' thank-you card mailed to you (or a lucky friend of your choice).

    Plus, all previous rewards!

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    Digital Rockwell Film Pack

    Speaking as a distributor, a fan of Rockwell, and a human being who loves art: This is a very cool opportunity to own downloads of the current bookends of Alex Rockwell's filmmaking career:

    This Kickstarter reward will be the DIGITAL PREMIERE for Rockwell's debut 'Hero' (1983) — the rangy, offhandedly eccentric U.S. Film Festival (now known as Sundance) award-winning debut feature.

    And, get a download of Rockwell's Kickstarter-financed new black-and-white feature 'Little Feet' (2014), a beautiful, dreamy odyssey,as seen through the eyes of children. It was an Official Selection at Toronto & Rome film fests, and was independently released to become a New York Times Critic's Pick and receive much press acclaim otherwise. Variety said: "Alexandre Rockwell plunges directly into the wildly unpredictable logic of childhood with this black-and-white gem."

    'Hero' follows a disabled teenager and his older adoptive sisters who, when pronounced by some protective-services bureaucrat to be "not our idea of a normal family," shed their gloomy urban confines and set out for Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. En route they absorb another misfit wayfarer who notes the boy's hobby of snapping Polaroids. "I guess this is your way of socializing, huh?" "No," he answers. "It's my way of seeing." Rockwell gathers vitalizing details both grand and small but he is mostly inspired by singular characters who seem like real, mysterious human beings.

    Get both those films to your inbox, along with the first ever official digital download of 'In the Soup' which you are helping to make possible.

    Plus all previous rewards!

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    'Helvetica' Soup Tote

    Grab a limited-edition 'In the Soup' Helvetica-homage tote. I designed this with the casts' names to celebrate the Kickstarter so you can rock your early '90s indie film nerd pride. White on black just like the original legit Helvetica designs that inspired this.

    Plus, get the suite of Rockwell films in convenient digital download, and all other previous rewards.

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    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
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    Seymour Cassel T-Shirt

    Help fund the short documentary about incredible career and influence of Seymour Cassel!

    Get an awesome limited edition Seymour tee and a download of the doc when it's done.

    Thanks for being part of this!

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    Le Soup T-Shirt

    We're making limited edition t-shirts with the original French logo for 'In the Soup' just for the Kickstarter. If you like this film and/or guns and soup, you will love it. Wear this to your local indie cinema to turn heads and spur envy.

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    Choice of T-Shirt + tote and more!

    The much requested t-shirt AND tote combo, and now, with the option of receiving the Seymour OR 'In the Soup' t-shirt design!

    Your pledge will help restore and re-release 'In the Soup' AND make a short documentary film about Seymour Cassel (In the Soup's "Joe"), his life and incredible career.

    And, pick up the limited-edition 'In the Soup' Helvetica-homage tote. I designed this with the casts' names to celebrate the Kickstarter so you can rock your early '90s indie film nerd pride. White on black just like the original legit Helvetica designs that inspired this.

    Plus, get the suite of Rockwell films in convenient digital download, and all other previous rewards!

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    (Signed) 'Soup' Book & Blu-ray

    Get a limited-edition, large softcover bound book for Soup's 25th Anniversary. It'll have a brilliant intro by Alexandre Rockwell, never-before-published photography, and a beautiful, rich, reprinting of the director's original, annotated copy of the script, so you can walk through the creative process page by page.

    And, it'll have one more remarkable thing enclosed: the first ever 'In the Soup' Blu-Ray!

    So, you can watch the newest release of 'In the Soup' — which wouldn't exist without *your* help — in all the ways, digital and on Blu-ray, while reading about it in this commemorative 25th Anniversary book.

    Oh, and, for Kickstarter bakers, it'll be signed with gratitude by director Alex Rockwell.

    Plus all digital rewards and the 'In the Soup' tote!

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    Rockwell's Basement Grab Bag

    This is pretty amazing because it's one-of-a-kind stuff that Alex and I dug out of his basement box by box.

    I'll fill an 'In The Soup' Helvetica tote full of one-of-a-kind artifacts from when the film was made and released.

    Expect things like a one-of-a-kind continuity polaroid taken on set of props, sets, or cast members' costumes for continuity scene-to-scene. I found a handful of these in Alex's basement and he is willing to part with them for you guys but I had to talk him into it.

    Same goes for a slide of a photo from the original photograph shoot for the movie's release in 1992, a press photo sheet from that shoot, and a copy of the original press kit. Maybe some others stuff – depends what we find. Warning: No two of these will be alike!

    Plus all digital rewards!

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    • Download of 'In the Soup'
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    Poster Soup

    With this reward, when someone walks into your apartment they will KNOW you love this movie.

    Get a very cool limited edition screen-printed poster featuring a vintage 'In the Soup' design.

    And, you'll get the t-shirt, the tote bag, and the commemorative 25th Anniversary book featuring Alex's original script notes

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    • Screen-printed 'Soup' Poster (Limited Edition)
    • 'In the Soup' Book (Signed by Alex Rockwell)
    • Le Soup Limited Edition T-shit
    • 'Soup' Helvetica Tote Bag
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    Personalized headshot, JENNIFER BEALS

    You may know Jennifer Beals from 'L-Word,' 'Flashdance,' or , but 'In the Soup was one of her early films, and her introduction to indie filmmaking. She is grateful to anyone who throws down to help save it, and she's generously offered to sign her headshot and even include a very brief personal message for you — or a lucky friend of your choice!

    Plus, get a digital copy of 'In the Soup'!

    Learn more in our FAQs.

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    Personal message from SAM ROCKWELL

    Get a personal recorded voice message delivered to you (or send it to a friend) via voicemail, from Sam Rockwell.

    Whether you love him from 'In the Soup,' Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,' 'Matchstick Men,' 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' or his bad-ass debut as a young thug in the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie, this is a win. On a theme of your choice (within reason!).
    Learn more in the FAQs.

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    VIP & Special Thanks on Screen

    Be thanked in the credits of IN THE SOUP's re-release!

    We'll list your name in the end credits of the forthcoming digital edition, and on IMDB.

    To celebrate and so we can properly thank you, bring a friend and join us as VIP guests at one of the premiere screenings of the 'In the Soup' re-release in New York City or Los Angeles – your choice.*

    You'll receive two tickets to a screening in the city of your choice, special access to a VIP afterparty, meet-and-greets with the director and members of the cast, and other goodies.

    * Travel and accommodations not included. Screening dates will be determined after the completion of the project, ETA fall - winter 2017.

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    IndieCollect Archival Film Scan

    Join us in the quest to preserve great cinema for future generations! IndieCollect has generously contributed this reward to benefit 'In the Soup' and hopefully, save a film of yours!

    Get up to 1,000 feet of 35mm or 16mm film scanned by IndieCollect on its 5K Archival Scanner. They'll provide you with a digital file of the scan.

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    Personal voice message - JENNIFER BEALS

    Get a voice recording from Jennifer Beals to use as your outgoing voicemail message!

    This star from 'L Word,' 'Flashdance,' and, of course, 'In the Soup' will record a personal voice message on a topic of your choice (within reason!) and we'll deliver it digitally to you (or a lucky friend of your choice!).

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    Voicemail Message from STEVE BUSCEMI

    Have Mr. Pink, or Nucky Thompson record your outgoing voice message!

    Impress your fellow 'Soup,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'Fargo' lovers with this personal recorded voice message delivered to you (or send it to a friend) digitally, from Steve Buscemi. On a theme of your choice (within reason!).

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    1-on-1 Script Workshop (Alex Rockwell)

    Working on a screenplay? Get serious one-on-one feedback from a pro: Alex Rockwell is the head of Directing at the NYU Graduate Program for Film, and an award-winning (Sundance Grand Jury and others) filmmaker who has collaborated on features with Quentin Tarantino and others. Spend an hour on Skype discussing your project.

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    Personal Casting Consult (Sheila Jaffe)

    Sheila Jaffe is one of Hollywood's top casting directors. Over her decades in the industry, she's cast over 100 feature films ("The Italian Job," "Ted," " The Daytrippers," "Basquiat") and plenty of TV including "Entourage," "The Sopranos," and "How to Make It In America."

    From indie to Hollywood blockbuster, cable TV to Broadway plays, she has been in the thick of it, and could provide great guidance on a project you're trying to cast, or overarching advice in this 45-minute Skype session.

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    In-person Script Consult (Alex Rockwell)

    Like the above Skype session with Alex Rockwell, but this one's in person, in NYC!

    If you're working on a screenplay or a film project, sit down for a 1-on-1 review with Alex Rockwell, head of Directing at the NYU Graduate Program for Film, and an award-winning (Sundance Grand Jury and others) filmmaker who has collaborated on features with Quentin Tarantino and others. Spend an hour on Skype discussing your project.

    * Travel and accommodations not included.

    Plus all digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • In-person Script Consult with Alex Rockwell
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Soup to Nuts: Silver prints, VIP & more

    This is the epic round-up for the most superfan Soup fans: A rare set of signed set photographs, a special thanks in the credits, VIP +1 at the 'In the Soup' premiere, the limited edition screen-printed poster, and more!

    First things first: Get a very rare set of limited edition, gallery-quality, silver-tint photographs from the set of 'In the Soup' taken by still photographer and cinematographer Phil Parmet, and signed by Alex and star Steve Buscemi. Only 10 of these exist in the world!

    In addition, you get ALL the best 'In the Soup' stuff we're putting together for the campaign — the t-shirt, the tote, the book, and the limited edition screen-printed poster.

    And, we'll thank you in the credits of the 'In the Soup' re-release. We'll list your name in the end credits the forthcoming digital edition, and on IMDB, so the world will know you kicked in.

    Then, to celebrate and so we can properly thank you, bring a friend and join us as VIP guests at one of the big-screen premieres of the 'In the Soup' re-release in New York City or Los Angeles – your choice.*

    You'll receive two tickets to a screening in the city of your choice, special access to a VIP afterparty, meet-and-greets with the director and members of the cast, and other goodies.

    * Travel and accommodations not included. Screening dates will be determined after the completion of the project, ETA fall - winter 2017.

    Plus digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • SPECIAL THANKS in the End Credits
    • Premiere VIP (NYC or LA)
    • Rare signed 'Soup' prints
    • Screen-printed 'Soup' Poster (Limited Edition)
    • 'In the Soup' Book (Signed by Alex Rockwell)
    • Le Soup Limited Edition T-shit
    • 'Soup' Helvetica Tote Bag
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    Meet Sam Rockwell

    Join Sam Rockwell and Alex Rockwell (no relation!) for a face-to-face conversation on Skype!

    From 'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind' to 'Galaxy Quest,' as Victor Mancini in Chuck Palahniuk's 'Choke' or as an astronaut in peril in 'Moon' (which earned him an Academy Award nomination) Sam Rockwell has rocked an illustrious career on the big screen.

    He and Alex will look forward to 20 minutes with one Kickstarter backer, during which you (or you and a friend) can chat with to him about his past roles, career experiences, professional advice, or a project of your own you want to pitch or brainstorm.

    You'll also get a personalized, signed thank-you note from Sam.

    Not for promotional purposes. Check out the FAQ for details.

    Plus, digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • Person voice message from Sam Rockwell
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Associate Producer of Restoration

    Be an "Associate Producer of Restoration" on the film's re-release!

    We'll list your name in the end credits of the forthcoming digital edition, and on IMDB.

    To celebrate and so we can properly thank you, bring a friend and join us as VIP guests at one of the big-screen premiere of the 'In the Soup' re-release in New York City or Los Angeles – your choice.*

    You'll receive two tickets to a screening in the city of your choice, special access to a VIP afterparty, meet-and-greets with the director and members of the cast, and other goodies.

    * Travel and accommodations not included. Screening dates will be determined after the completion of the project, ETA fall - winter 2017.

    Plus digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • 'Associate Producer of Restoration' Film Credit
    • Premiere VIP (NYC or LA)
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Meet Jennifer Beals

    Join Jennifer Beals and 'In the Soup' Director Alex Rockwell on Skype. Whether it's just you, or you and a friend, hop on Skype and chat face-to-face with the lady behind Bette Porter, Alex Owns, and Adolpho Rollo's 'In the Soup' muse, Angelica.

    She's pretty busy shooting new movies and shows, but she and Alex will look forward to 20 minutes with one Beals-fan Kickstarter backer.

    Talk to her about her past roles, career experiences, professional advice, or a project of your own you want to pitch or brainstorm!

    You'll also get a personalized, signed thank-you note from Jennifer.

    Not for promotional purposes. Check out the FAQ for details.

    Plus, digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • Skype with Jennifer Beals & Thank-You
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Meet Steve Buscemi

    Join Steve Buscemi and 'In the Soup' Director Alex Rockwell on Skype. Whether it's just you, or you and a friend, hop on Skype and chat face-to-face with the man behind Nucky Thompson, Mr. Pink, and Carl Showalter.

    He's hard to pin down but he and Alex will look forward to 20 minutes with one Buscemi-fan Kickstarter backer, to talk to you about his past roles, career experiences, professional advice, or a project of your own you want to pitch or brainstorm about!

    Check out the FAQ for details.

    You'll also get a personalized, signed note of thanks from Steve.

    Plus, digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • Skype with Steve Buscemi & Thank-You
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Producer of Restoration

    Be a Producer of Restoration on the film's re-release. We'll list your name in the end credits of the forthcoming digital edition, and on IMDB.

    To celebrate and so we can properly thank you, bring a friend and join us as VIP guests at one of the big-screen premiere of the 'In the Soup' re-release in New York City or Los Angeles – your choice.*

    You'll receive two tickets to a screening in the city of your choice, special access to a VIP afterparty, meet-and-greets with the director and members of the cast, and other goodies.

    * Travel and accommodations not included. Screening dates will be determined after the completion of the project, ETA fall - winter 2017.

    Plus digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • 'Producer of Restoration' Film Credit
    • Premiere VIP (NYC or LA)
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Your Own 35mm Soup Print

    Once the film is restored and we have a high-quality archival master, we'll be able to make additional 35mm prints as needed. In this very special reward, secure one for your cinema or home theater archives.

    And, get the limited-edition screen-printed 'In the Soup' poster to hang on the wall, the tote bag, the Le Soup t-shirt and other goodies, plus the 25th Anniversary Book and Blu-ray to lend out to friends or screen if god forbid your 35mm projector goes down for a day.

    We'll thank you (or your cinema, or whomever you like, within reason) in the credits of the re-release: We'll list you in the credits of the forthcoming digital edition, and on IMDB.

    To celebrate and so we can properly thank you, bring a friend and join us as VIP guests at one of the big-screen premiere of the 'In the Soup' re-release in New York City or Los Angeles – your choice.*

    You'll receive two tickets to a screening in the city of your choice, special access to a VIP afterparty, meet-and-greets with the director and members of the cast, and more.

    * Travel and accommodations not included. Screening dates will be determined after the completion of the project, ETA fall - winter 2017.

    PLEASE NOTE: You'll pay for shipping later, once we work with you to determine the cost of shipping the print the safest way possible!

    Plus digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • 35mm Print of 'In the Soup'
    • SPECIAL THANKS in the End Credits
    • Premiere VIP (NYC or LA)
    • Screen-printed 'Soup' Poster (Limited Edition)
    • 'In the Soup' Book (Signed by Alex Rockwell)
    • Le Soup Limited Edition T-shit
    • 'Soup' Helvetica Tote Bag
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Personalized headshot, JENNIFER BEALS

    You may know Jennifer Beals from 'L-Word,' 'Flashdance,' or , but 'In the Soup was one of her early films, and her introduction to indie filmmaking. She is grateful to anyone who throws down to help save it, and she's generously offered to sign her headshot and even include a very brief personal message for you — or a lucky friend of your choice!

    Plus, get a digital copy of 'In the Soup'!

    Learn more in our FAQs.

    Plus all digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • Signed Jennifer Beals Headshot (Personal Message)
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Personal Message from STEVE BUSCEMI

    Get a voicemail from Mr. Pink, or Nucky Thompson himself!

    Impress your fellow 'Soup,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'Fargo' lovers with this personal recorded voice message delivered to you (or send it to a friend) via voicemail, from Steve Buscemi. On a theme of your choice (within reason!).

    Learn more in the FAQs.

    Plus all digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • Personal voice message from Steve Buscemi
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    Personal message from JENNIFER BEALS

    It's not every day you get a personal voicemail from Jennifer Beals!

    This star from 'L Word,' 'Flashdance,' and, of course, 'In the Soup' will record a personal voice message on a topic of your choice (within reason!) and we'll deliver it to you (or a lucky friend of your choice!) via voicemail.

    Learn more in our FAQs.

    Plus all digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • Personal voice message from Jennifer Beals
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    1-on-1 Script Workshop (Allison Anders)

    Allison Anders is a bad-ass filmmaker whose features focus on dramatic, compelling stories and strong female leads, a TV director ("Orange is the New Black," "Riverdale" and more) a Macarthur Prize-winning professor, and a film festival founder.

    Anders' seminal indie hit “Gas, Food Lodging” also launched at Sundance in '92. Her past features include “Mi Vida Loca” (about an LA girl gang) and “Things Behind the Sun,” (a crime drama).

    Get an hour of her valuable time one-on-one to discuss your project and get expert advice on how to improve it or make it happen.

    Plus all digital rewards!

    Includes:
    • Script Skype with Allison Anders
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • 'Digital Rockwell' Film Pack
    • Annotated Script (PDF)
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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    CLAIMED: Unconditional Surrender!

    This is a custom reward level to facilitate the division of the claimed $15K reward. Please do not claim this reward unless discussed in advance.

    With a $15,000 pledge, you and up to two friends can join actors Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Beals, Sam Rockwell, and director Alex Rockwell for an exclusive "Soup date" — lunch or dinner in New York City at a restaurant of the cast's choosing.*

    Celebrate the restoration and re-release of 'In the Soup' right alongside the original gang, and possibly other surprise special guests!

    In addition to dining with the cast, we'll list a name of your choice in the "Special Thanks" section the end credits of the forthcoming digital edition, and on IMDB.

    Then, join us as VIP guests at one of the big-screen premiere of the 'In the Soup' re-release in New York City or Los Angeles – your choice.*

    You'll receive up to three tickets to a screening in the city of your choice, special access to a VIP afterparty, meet-and-greets with the director and members of the cast, and other goodies.

    Plus digital rewards!

    *No recording, no live streaming, no photos without permission, no commercial uses. (We'll bring a house photographer along to document the event and get the shots you want so you can kick back and be in the moment.) This is a great opportunity for respectful, fun-loving fans and friends.

    *Travel and accommodations not included. Date and timeframe subject to cast availability, any time in the coming year.

    Includes:
    • Lunch or dinner in NYC with Beals, Buscemi, & Rockwell
    • Premiere VIP (NYC or LA)
    • SPECIAL THANKS in the End Credits
    • Download of 'In the Soup'
    • Website Thanks
    • Email Updates
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