Producer Mary Aloe Announces DEAR DICTATOR Poster Art and Trailer

Producer Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment proudly announce new poster trailer and an article on IndieWire.com for the movie DEAR DICTATOR.

When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge and hides with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and ends up teaching the young teen how to start a revolution and overthrow the “mean girls” in her high school. Starring two-time Oscar winner Sir Michael Caine and “Lady Bird” co-star Odeya Rush, this upcoming satire also stars Katie Holmes, Seth Green, and Jason Biggs. DEAR DICTATOR is produced, written and directed by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse and will be released theatrically and on VOD March 16, 2018.

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DEAR DICTATOR poster

About Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment:

Aloe Entertainment is one of Los Angeles’ most prolific independent production companies. The Los Angeles based feature film/television company was created in 1999 by Mary Aloe. Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment produces and finances individual pictures and slates of movies. Aloe Entertainment specializes in developing/producing independent features, television series, and network and cable event movies. Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment specialize in obtaining 100% financing for features by raising private equity; working with hedge funds, gap financing, top tier foreign sales companies and securing domestic distribution. As well, Mary Aloe’s vast knowledge of P & A financing was recognized when she was brought in to run a 50 million dollar P & A fund. Producer Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment, along with her development team, have produced a record ten features in the last three and half years alone including “Wild Oats” starring Shirley MacLaine and Jessica Lange, Sony’s “55 Steps” starring Hilary Swank and Helena Bonham Carter that made its recent screen premier in the competition at the Toronto Film Festival, Screen Media’s “Mothers and Daughters” starring Susan Sarandon and Sharon Stone, “Mara” with the Paranormal Activity team starring Olga Kurylenko, “Dear Dictator” starring Sir Michael Caine, and the Sundance Film selected film with Screen Media “Ten Thousand Saints” starring Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld and Emil Hirsch. Mary Aloe and her team have financed and producded a record nine features in three and a half years alone.Mary Aloe and her team have financed and producded a record nine features in three and a half years alone. In 2018, they are co-producing with Overbrook Entertainment the prestigious historical action drama “1921″ in Kentucky. In addition, Mary Aloe and team will be producing “Just Heloise,” starring in March 2018 in Paris and Bucharest.

Producer Mary Aloe and Partners Announce Cinedigm Acquires Rights To High School Comedy ‘Dear Dictator’

Mary Aloe, Aloe Entertainment and partners are proud to announce their high school comedy, DEAR DICTATOR, to be released theatrically and on Digital and TV VOD on March 16, 2018, with a DVD release to follow on April 24, 2018 by Cinedigm

Deadline.com Article

COUP D’ETAT (now titled DEAR DICTATOR) Hollywood Reporter Review

Look for DEAR DICTATOR aka COUP D’ETAT, out in theaters and VOD in March 2018. Starring Sir Michael Caine, Odeya Rush (Lady Bird), Katie Holmes, Jason Biggs and Seth Green.

It is with gratitude for Mary Aloe to show this amazing review from the Reporter, written and directed by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse, this black list script is the story of the rebellious high school student that writes a dictator for her high school assignment. When he is overthrown by his country, he ends up on her door step in the suburbs of America.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/coup-d-etat-1059825

Wrapped on the Movie COUP D’ETAT with Sir Michael Caine

Producer Mary Aloe and Sir Michael Caine on set in Savannah on Coup D’ Etat

Last night we wrapped Coup D’Etat! Our production was based on the incredible “black list” script comedy starring Sir Michael Caine, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Jason Biggs and Seth Green. Written and directed by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse, it is the story of a young rebellious girl who writes a dictator in another country for a homework assignment. The dictator gets the letter while getting overthrown by his country and he ends up on her door step in America. At 83, Michael Caine is not only one of the most talented actors in the world, but a kind, eloquent – true English gentleman. Besides being a two time Oscar Winner, only he, along with Jack Nicholson, are the two actors that have been nominated for an Oscar every decade since they each started their careers. What is your favorite Michael Caine movie: “Cider House Rules”, “The Man Who Would Be King”, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”, “Alfie”, “Blame It On Rio”, “Batman Begins” – there are so many!