Sophie Auster is Alexandra. With her big eyes and little-girl smile, Sophie makes everyone feel like part of a private joke that they alone share with her. As a New York-based singer, songwriter, actress, and model she is both artist and muse... making her a dangerous combination of fun, sexy, and smart. Sophie got her big screen debut in her father's, writer and filmmaker Paul Auster, “Lulu on the Bridge” and “The Inner Life of Martin Frost”. Her latest projects include “Grand Street” and “Nous York,” a French film shooting this fall in New York. Sophie is also recording her second EP.
Wilson Bethel is Trevor. With his preppy, all-American looks, it's no wonder Wilson has become one of Hollywood's hottest rising stars. But the LA-based actor is more than just a pretty face. Intelligent, charming, and full of adventure, this multilingual, globe-trotter brings a surprising depth to his unforgettable performance. He will also play Doc Holiday in the upcoming “The First Ride of Wyatt Earp” and is currently shooting alongside Rachel Bilson “Hart of Dixie”, the new CW drama series created by Josh Schwartz (“The OC”).
James Jagger is Sam. The son of rock & roll and fashion royalty, James has the easy charm and swagger that comes with all that. But beneath his laid back exterior is a passion and intensity that gives the Turbogeist frontman the onscreen presence of a throwback Hollywood hero and an artistic voice all his own. After a slew of sold out dates in the UK, and a breakthrough showcase at last year’s South by Southwest and North by Northeast festivals, James is working with his band on their first album.
Mariano Martinez is Sergio. A Latin American film and television star best known for playing the quintessential romantic hero, Mariano explores his darker side for the first time in this controversial role. The Buenos Aires-based leading man grew up in La Boca and shares both a passion for the Superclásico and an understanding of the often volatile socio-political climate of Argentina. Mariano’s most recent projects include the Canal 13 primetime hit series “Los Únicos”, and the feature film comedy “Güelcom.”
A Spanish Born, Los Angeles-based director, David is a graduate of the UCLA M.F.A. Directors Program and Film Independent’s Project Involve. His short films have won him both a nomination for a Student Academy Award in 2009 and the prize for Best Latino Film at the Directors Guild of America Student Awards two years running for “Ida y Vuelta” (Round Trip) and La Viuda (The Widow)(2009, 2010). “Stealing Summers” is David’s much anticipated feature debut.
A French-Argentine producer whose work encompasses film production and large-scale international contemporary art exhibitions, Luz’s film credits include David Martin Porras’s award winning short “Ida y Vuelta” (Round Trip). In the last ten years Luz produced several critically acclaimed exhibitions in Europe, Asia and America such as the 2nd Seville Biennial of Contemporary Art (2006) and the 7th Gwangju Biennial (2008) directed by Okwui Enwezor. She is currently at work on La Triennale, Paris 2012. Luz obtained her Maîtrise and D.E.A from Université Sorbonne Paris IV, and an M.F.A. from the UCLA Producer’s Program. Amongst projects currently under development are several feature film scripts including a period biopic set in colonial Kenya and a feature-length animated film. Luz is also working on the launch of Chronotope Cinema and Chronotope Online Film Festival, a digital portal viewing, sharing and showcasing films from across the world.
Attempting to continue in the tradition of great American writers, Matt is a heavy drinker and ne’er-do-well… But he remains a Southern Gentleman and graduate of the UCLA M.F.A. Producer’s Program.
Philip Klucsarits teamed with David Martin Porras previously on his award winning short films “Ida y Vuelta” (Round Trip) and La Viuda (The Widow). Philip is a graduate of the UCLA M.F.A. Cinematography Program as well as a participant in the Budapest Cinematography Masterclass, under the instruction of Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC. Philip has earned three straight Motion Picture Association of America Awards in Student Filmmaking (2007, 2008, 2009) as well as the 2009 Federico Di Laurentiis Thesis Award.
Nora Kroll-Rosembaum’s music has been featured in films, on theatrical stages, and at concert halls around the world, including original pieces for the 40th Anniversary of the London Symphony Chorus, the Lincoln Center, the Library of Congress, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, amongst others. A graduate of the B.A. and M.A. Music Composition Programs at the Julliard School, where she studied with Samuel Adler and Milton Babbitt, her work has earned her the ASCAP Morton Young Composers Award.