Open Dialogue with “The Legend of Jack and Diane” director/co-writer Bruce Bellocchi.

In this edition of Meet Me at the Movies: Open Dialogue, Thomas Manning chats with writer, director, producer, and editor Bruce Bellocchi about his directorial debut The Legend of Jack and Diane.

Bruce Bellocchi - The Legend of Jack and Diane

L-R: Bruce Bellocchi as Jesus Josh and Lydia Zelmac as Diane Peterson in THE LEGEND OF JACK AND DIANE.

Bellocchi speaks about the evolution of his decades-long career in the film industry, in addition to his experiences as a professional boxer and MMA fighter. Bellocchi also discusses his relationship with the late Tom Sizemore, who worked on this film in one of his final roles.

Clips are used by permission for review, interview and commentary purposes.

Host, Thomas Manning is a registered entertainment journalist.

Official Synopsis:

Jack and Diane are forced to leave Indiana after discovering secrets about the death of Diane’s mother. When their worst fears are confirmed by the chief of police, Jack and Diane create a “Hit List” and exact revenge on everyone involved

Available on Prime Video beginning March 30th, 2023.

Legend of Jack and Diane poster

Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFCA and SEFCA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program Meet Me at the Movies. He has served as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. Additionally, he manages his own film review and interview site, The Run-Down on Movies. Recently, Manning graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a double-major in Communications and English. His passion for cinema and storytelling is rivaled only by his love for the music of Taylor Swift.

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