Gigi & Nate - Feature Narrative - USA
A young man with a bright future suffers a near fatal accident and recreates his new life with the help of an unlikely animal friend.
Gigi & Nate is the story of Nate Gibson, a young man whose life is turned upside down after he suffers a near-fatal illness and is left a quadriplegic. Moving forward seems near impossible until he meets his unlikely service animal, Gigi - a curious and intelligent capuchin monkey. Although she is trained to assist Nate with his basic needs, Gigi helps Nate find what he needs most of all: hope.
Starring: Charlie Rowe, Josephine Langford, Marcia Gay Harden, Jim Belushi, and Diane Ladd.
Nick Hamm is a film, television, and theater director and producer born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Nick won a BAFTA for his drama The Harmfulness of Tobacco starring Edward Fox.
Hamm's most recent films, The Journey starring Timothy Spall and Colm Meaney, and Driven starring Jason Sudeikis and Lee Pace, both premiered at the Venice International Film Festival and were later shown at TIFF.
Hamm formed the London- and L.A.-based entertainment company Free Turn with his brother Jon.
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