Gorman Bechard is the author of six novels, THE SECOND GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD, UNWOUND (under the pseudonym Jonathan Baine), NINTH SQUARE, THE HAZMAT DIARY, GOOD NEIGHBORS, and BALLS
He directed/wrote the indie features FRIENDS (WITH BENEFITS) (2009) and YOU ARE ALONE (2006), the horror comedy cult-classic PSYCHOS IN LOVE (1986), as well as the award winning shorts OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR ARE FURTHER THAN THEY APPEAR (2003) and THE PRETTY GIRL (2000).
His latest features are the critically acclaimed COLOR ME OBSESSED, A FILM ABOUT THE REPLACEMENTS (which the Village Voice called “a rock version of Rashamon” and Rolling Stone called one of “the seven best new music documentaries of the year“), which screened at festivals, rock clubs, indie cinemas throughout the world, and even the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? THE ARCHERS OF LOAF LIVE AT CAT’S CRADLE, which had its World Premiere at NXNE in June. Both films were released in deluxe DVD editions in November 2012. COLOR ME OBSESSED can be purchased here. WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? can be purchased here. Both are streaming on iTunes, Hulu and Amazon.
Bechard newest feature BROKEN SIDE OF TIME, a dark thriller set in the world of internet modeling, had its world premiere in June 2013. It is part two of his planned ALONE trilogy. It was released on DVD in May 2014, with tons of great extras. It can be purchased here. It is also streaming on Hulu and Amazon.
His third rock doc, EVERY EVERYTHING: THE MUSIC, LIFE & TIMES OF GRANT HART, a documentary on Hüsker Dü’s infamous drummer/singer/songwriter, had its world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London in October 2013. It was released on DVD in August 2014, with tons of great extras. It can be purchased here. It is also streaming on iTunes, Hulu, and Amazon.
And lastly, the prolific Bechard is in post production on two new films, both documentaries. The first, A DOG NAMED GUCCI, takes a look at domestic animal abuse in the U.S., told though the story of one man and one dog who changed Alabama’s laws forever. The other, PIZZA, A LOVE STORY, tells the history of the three greatest pizza places in the world: Sally’s, Pepe’s, & Modern, all in his hometown of New Haven, CT.
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Please visit www.GormanBechard.com