The Last International Playboy
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The Last International Playboy (also known as Frost) is a 2008 American independent film directed by Steve Clark and written by Steve Clark and Thomas Moffett. The cast includes Jason Behr, Monet Mazur, Krysten Ritter, Mike Landry, India Ennenga, Lydia Hearst, Lucy Gordon, and Carlos Velazquez.
|The Last International Playboy|
|Directed by||Steve Clark|
|Written by||Steve Clark |
|Starring||Jason Behr |
|Distributed by||Delta Pictures|
Shooting began in May 2007. The film premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in January 2008. The film was also screened and well received at the 2008 Genart Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, and Oxford International Film Festival.
The ultimate New York City playboy Jack Frost (Jason Behr) is shattered when he discovers his one true love Carolina (Monet Mazur) is about to marry another man. Still haunted by his mother's suicide, Jack spirals into a self-destructive cycle of whiskey and reckless behavior, while his best friends Ozzy (Krysten Ritter) and Scotch (Mike Landry) try to jar him back to reality. Strangely enough, it's Jack's eleven-year-old neighbor, Sophie (India Ennenga), who helps the drowning urbanite shake off the nostalgia and excess that threaten to consume him.
- Jason Behr ... Jack Frost
- Monet Mazur ... Carolina
- Lucy Gordon ... Kate Hardwick
- Krysten Ritter ... Ozzy
- Mike Landry ... Scotch Evans
- India Ennenga ... Sophie
- Polina Frantsena ... Serafina
- María Jurado ... Adriana
- Lydia Hearst-Shaw ... Stella
- Amber Noelle Ehresmann ... Parsley
- Leah Cary ... Natty
- Ruza Madarevic ... Verushka
The Last International Playboy is the debut feature film production of Director Steve Clark, who penned the original screenplay with co-writer Thomas Moffett and was inspired by the life of George Plimpton, a friend and colleague of the writers. The film was released shortly after the death of Lucy Gordon - who played Kate in the film - and the film was dedicated in memory of her. Thomas Moffett also wrote the film Shrink starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Williams, which was received to much critical acclaim at the 2009 Sundance festival.
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