If Josh Lucas looks a little antsy, it’s understandable: His wife is seemingly minutes away from delivering their first child – and here he sits, in his publicist’s SoHo office, talking about his new movie, “Hide Away.”
He makes sure his phone is on, noting, “I’ve got a bad reputation about not being available by phone,” with an embarrassed smile.
The film, “Hide Away,” is a tone poem of sorts about grief, directed by Chris Eyre (“Smoke Signals”). Shot in Traverse City, MI, in a mere 15 days, the story follows Lucas’ character, called the Young Mariner, as he buys and moves onto a dilapidated sailboat near the end of summer and spends the fall and winter living on it while he fixes it up. The story examines the character’s efforts to come to terms with a tragedy in his recent past as he contemplates whether or not he has a future. (More…)