MILK + HONEY (2003), Joe Maggio’s second feature film, premiered at The Sundance Film Festival in 2003 and went on to screen at Tribeca, Florida, Woodstock and Atlanta, where it won a Special Jury Prize for Best Screenplay.
The film was acquired by Wellspring Media in 2004 and premiered theatrically throughout North America in 2005.
Featuring an original score by Hal Hartley, with the music of Yo La Tengo and Fischerspooner.
“Shot through with moments of metaphysical clarity that evoke Kieszlowski’s BLUE, Joe Maggio’s MILK + HONEY confirms the arrival of a disciplined, new directorial voice.”
- SCREEN INTERNATIONAL
“The acting is so intriguing, the plot so unpredictable, and the imagery so vibrant, the whole thing is compelling from beginning to end.” - PREMIERE MAGAZINE
“ Joe Maggio once again coaxes edgy performances from his ensemble cast… Dexterously scripted and darkly humorous, Maggio’s intricately interwoven tale has an eccentric affectation that recalls the films of Hal Hartley…” -VARIETY