The film, a tear-jerker starring John Cusack as a father who takes his young daughters on a road trip to postpone breaking the news that their Army sergeant mother has been killed in Iraq, won the audience award for favorite U.S. drama as chosen by balloting among Sundance movie-goers.Lunsford is currently an all-but-announced gubernatorial candidate. Hart was a key political advisor to Lunsford in the 2003 election.
Writer-director James C. Strouse won the Waldo Salt screenwriting award for “Grace Is Gone.”
Sunday, January 28, 2007
Lunsford-produced movie wins Sundance awards
Grace is Gone, a movie produced by Louisvillians Bruce Lunsford and Ed Hart, won two awards at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.