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Hits
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Description

2014, 100 minutes, color, U.S.A.

Hits is a comedy about a paranoid municipal worker named Dave, his The Voice–obsessed 19-year-old daughter, a wannabe teenage rapper who has an unrequited crush on the daughter, and their neighbors in a small, working-class town in upstate New York. Dave finds fame when videos of his rants at City Hall go viral, and hordes of appallingly well-meaning hipsters from Brooklyn descend on their town to make sure Dave's rights aren't trampled by "the man."

A writer, comedian, and actor perhaps best known for his work on Mr. Show and Arrested Development, David Cross makes his directorial debut with a sharp-witted satire that pokes fun at the absurd nature of fame in the Internet age. Featuring an impressive collection of some of the funniest comedians around, Hits unabashedly skewers contemporary culture into a delicious shish kebab of laughs.

Director: David Cross

Screenwriter: David Cross

Producers: Giles Andrew, David Cross, Charles James Denton, Jessica Latham, Ryan A. Brooks

Executive Producers: Ben Altarescu, Brian Gross, Abe Schwartz

Line Producer: Traci Carlson

Editor: Patrick B. Colman

Cinematographer: Paul Koestner

Production Designer: Sam Lisenco

Principal Cast: Meredith Hagner, Matt Walsh, James Adomian, Jake Cherry, Derek Waters, Wyatt Cenac

About the Director

Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award–nominated comedian David Cross cocreated the critically acclaimed HBO sketch comedy show Mr. Show with Bob and David, which received three Emmy Award nominations. He also appeared as Tobias Fünke on Arrested Development. More recently, Cross was the creator, writer, producer, and star of IFC's The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret. He has appeared in more than 35 films.

Schedule

1/21/2014 6:45 pm
Eccles Theatre, Park City
1/22/2014 9:00 am
Eccles Theatre, Park City
1/23/2014 9:00 pm
Salt Lake City Library Theatre, SLC
1/25/2014 9:30 pm
Peery's Egyptian Theater, Ogden