Angus MacLachlan

Angus MacLachlan has written numerous plays, an 18-minute short film, Tater Tomater, directed by Phil Morrison, and the award-winning feature Junebug, which was selected for the Dramatic Competition for the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, and won a Special Jury Citation for Amy Adams, as well as her first Academy Award nomination. MacLachlan was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay and the film was listed on more than 50 Top 10 lists. His other screenplays include Stone, starring Robert DeNiro, and Fortroligheten, which won the Golden Goblet for Best Screenplay at the 2013 Shanghai International Film Festival. In 2013 he wrote and directed Goodbye to All That. The film debuted at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and won Best Actor for Paul Schneider. It was released by IFC and was chosen one of the Top 10 Films of 2014 by Brandon Harris of Indiewire and Filmmaker magazine. MacLachlan’s latest film, Abundant Acreage Available, starring Amy Ryan and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival, where it won Best Screenplay. It opens September 29 in NY.


“And Where Did the Idea for the Film Come From?”

By Angus MacLachlan | September 25, 2017

“And Where Did the Idea for the Film Come From?”

Writer-director Angus MacLachlan shares some of the stories behind his latest film, Abundant Acreage Available, which opens this week.