Around the Fire


1h 47m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Simon is an intelligent and privileged young man whose family expects him to become a Princeton graduate. Crying out for attention from his reserved and cool hearted family, Simon commits numerous petty crimes and is soon sent away to boarding school where he befriends a "Deadhead," adopts the "hipp

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Around The Fire Productions; Palisades Tartan
Distribution Company
A-PIX
Location
Oakland, California, USA; San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

Simon is an intelligent and privileged young man whose family expects him to become a Princeton graduate. Crying out for attention from his reserved and cool hearted family, Simon commits numerous petty crimes and is soon sent away to boarding school where he befriends a "Deadhead," adopts the "hippie" lifestyle and dabbles in many drugs in his search for acceptance.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Around The Fire Productions; Palisades Tartan
Distribution Company
A-PIX
Location
Oakland, California, USA; San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States on Video August 22, 2000

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1998

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.

Feature directorial debut for John Jacobsen.

Straight-to-video release.

Began shooting September 23, 1997.

Completed shooting November 1997.

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.)

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1998

Released in United States on Video August 22, 2000