• So Cool


Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Runtime (minutes):85
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Jeffrey Patterson
Ellie Davis Patterson
Reid Patterson
Sophie Patterson Sharabi
Eric Asimov
Director:Christopher McGilvray
Executive Producer:Doug Blush
Cinematography:Isiah Flores
Christopher McGilvray
Music By:Alex Kelly


A family that operates one of California's most historic wineries struggles with succession in this hauntingly beautiful meditation on balancing personal and professional identities.

Jeffrey and Ellie Patterson have dedicated 40 years of their lives to one of California's most historic wineries, Mount Eden Vineyards. As they prepare to pass the estate on to their children they are confronted with the challenges of mixing family and business.

This is a story with themes that harken back to Shakespeare and Steinbeck. It’s the story of a Father and Son working through their differences in order to ensure their family legacy. It’s the story of a husband and wife reflecting on the life they have built together as they consider what comes next. It’s the story of the moment our country faces and the complexity of generational transition.

Filmed over seven years, Eden is a powerful cinematic meditation on family, the pursuit of excellence, and the challenge of mixing the two.

Preceded by the music video: So Cool

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