The Hottest State is a bittersweet romance that explores the passion, rage and need of first love. Days before his 21st birthday, William (Mark Webber), a young actor, meets and falls quickly and nadly in love with Sara (Oscar® Nominee Catalina Sardano† Moreno), a suductive yet skittish singer/songwriter. William's affair takes him from a Lower East Side tenement to a Mexican hotel room to a snowbound weekend in Connecticut to a sweltering homecoming in the hottest state of al – Texas – in the pursuit of Sara. His stubborn and sweetly innocent quest to find someone who loves him as much as he loves her forces him to newfound maturity. Linda Stasi from the New York Post raves, "Webber's so good that you get the feeling you're watching a young Gary Oldman, or even Brando...And as a bonus it's got the best soundtrack of any movie this year." The Hottest State features music performed by Bright Eyes, Cat Power, Feist, and Willie Nelson among others. †2005, Best Actress Nominee, Marie Full of Grace

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The Hottest State (2006)

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The Hottest State is a bittersweet romance that explores the passion, rage and need of first love. Days before his 21st birthday, William (Mark Webber), a young actor, meets and falls quickly and nadly in love with Sara (Oscar® Nominee Catalina Sardano† Moreno), a suductive yet skittish singer/songwriter. William's affair takes him from a Lower East Side tenement to a Mexican hotel room to a snowbound weekend in Connecticut to a sweltering homecoming in the hottest state of al – Texas – in the pursuit of Sara. His stubborn and sweetly innocent quest to find someone who loves him as much as he loves her forces him to newfound maturity. Linda Stasi from the New York Post raves, "Webber's so good that you get the feeling you're watching a young Gary Oldman, or even Brando...And as a bonus it's got the best soundtrack of any movie this year." The Hottest State features music performed by Bright Eyes, Cat Power, Feist, and Willie Nelson among others. †2005, Best Actress Nominee, Marie Full of Grace

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Cast
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Mark Webber

William Harding
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Jesse Harris

Dave Afton
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Laura Linney

Jesse
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Frank Whaley

Harris
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Lynn Cohen

Harris' Mother
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Greta Gaines

Faye
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Nick McDonnel

Artsy Guy
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Alexandra Daddario

Kim
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Iraida Polanco

Proprietor
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Sonia Braga

Mrs. Garcia
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Anne Clarke

Young Jesse
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Ethan Hawke

Vince
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Matt Jade

Head Waiter
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Cherami Leigh

Danielle
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Elizabeth Marley

Ticket Girl
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Lee Miller

Bartender
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Catalina Sandino Moreno

Sarah
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Glen Powell Jr.

John Jaegerman
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Daniel Ross

Young Vince
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Lara Theodos

Waitress
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Michelle Williams

Samantha
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Josh Zuckerman

Decker
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Ben Hamby

Roadie (uncredited)
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Steven Weisz

Diner (uncredited)
Crew
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Ethan Hawke

Director
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Disc Title Front Cover

The Hottest State

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/4/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

The Hottest State

(DVD)

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