FILMED IN WNY: “The True Adventures of Wolfboy” Opens To Rave Reviews
(November 10th, 2020) Filmed throughout Western New York in the Summer of 2017 “The True Adventures of Wolfboy” has finally received it’s release with rave reviews in The New York Times, NY Post, The L.A. Times and many others. Irish Central has identified actress Eve Hewson’s role in the film as a career best. Indiewire has dubbed director Martin Krejci‘s role as “Tim Burton Meets Fellini”.
(Pictured: Paul (Jaeden Martel) and Rose (Eve Hewson) hold up a fireworks stand in front of Hamburg’s Bedrock Eatery)
Along with Hewson “The True Adventure of Wolfboy” stars Jaeden Martell, John Turturro, Chloë Sevigny, Chris Messina, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Sophie Giannamore.
“The True Adventure of Wolfboy” tells the story of a boy with a rare condition condition which causes him grow hair all over his entire body and his journey to self acceptance while searching for his mother who left him at an early age.
Western New Yorker’s will recognize many unique locations including the South Buffalo Lighthouse, Silo City, The Old First Ward, a carnival built behind the old Summit Park Mall, the Nichols School, Masten Pool, Hamburg’s Bedrock Eatery and Red Top Hot Dogs, and the Gypsy Parlor.(Pictured: Director Martin Krecji views shot set up inside the Gypsy Parlor)
A chance to see the “True Adventures of Wolfboy” at the on big screen at the North Park Theatre starts this Friday at the following days and times:
Fri 11/13: (2:00), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30
Sat 11/14: (2:00), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30
Sun 11/15: (11:30am), (2:00), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30
Mon 11/16: (2:00), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30
Tue 11/17: (2:00), (4:30), 7:00, 9:30
Wed 11/18: (2:00), (4:30), 7:00
Thur 11/19: (2:00), (4:30), 7:00
An interesting side note: Director Martin Krecji held weekly screenings for his production team at the North Park during pre-production and showed many films that inspired his creative approach to directing “The True Adventures of Wolf Boy”.
(Pictured: John Turturro as carnival owner Mr. Silk)