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Director  Kim Longinotto
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Editor  Ollie Huddleston
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary, Crime, Family
Running time  1h 44m
Country  United Kingdom
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Release date  2015 (2015)
Producers  Teddy Leifer, Lisa Stevens
Genres  Documentary, Family film, Crime film
Similar movies  American Pimp (1999)

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Dreamcatcher is a 2015 documentary film directed by Kim Longinotto focusing on Brenda Myers-Powell, a former professional who runs Dreamcatcher Foundation, a charity which helps women in Chicago leave the sex industry. The film won the World Cinema Directing Award in the documentary category at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Showtime Networks acquired the rights to the film on 23 January 2015.

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Production

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The film's producer Lisa Stevens found the story in 2009 while making Crack House USA in Chicago, IL. Stevens nurtured the relationship with Brenda Myers-Powell and Stephanie Daniels-Wilson for several years. Stevens began writing and shaping the story of Dreamcatcher for a feature documentary film in 2010. In 2011, Stevens was introduced to Kim Longinotto, and asked her to direct the film. Teddy Leifer raised the money needed to make the film. The film was shot in ten weeks in Chicago. Principal photography started in September 2013. Wilfred Spears served as associate producer for this film.

Reception

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Screendaily critic Mark Adams gave Dreamcatcher a positive review, writing that "as expected from such a talented filmmaker she [Longinotto] constructs a film that veers between amusing and absorbing through to grim." It has a score of 86 on Metacritic and 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.


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