Skills Like This
SXSW BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE. Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that larceny might be his best skill.
Monty Miranda’s feature film directorial debut, SKILLS LIKE THIS, won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the SXSW Film Festival. In over 20 film festival appearances the darkly comic film continued on to receive “Best of the Fest” honors at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize for Best American Feature Jacksonville Film Festival and a Free Spirit Award Nomination at the Warsaw International Film Festival. Upon the film’s theatrical release Miranda received glowing reviews from The New York Times, “...eye catching direction”, SALON, “cheerfully anarchic...indescribably genuine”, to Variety, “...artfully directed with considerable intelligence and chemistry.” SKILLS LIKE THIS released internationally, NETFLIX AMAZON PRIME, DVD, digital, and on the premium cable network Starz.