Dreamin' Wild Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Dreamin’ Wild

August 4, 2023
1hr 50min
Status: released

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Dreamin’ Wild Movie Details:

Based on“Fruitland, Washington” by Steven Kurutz
Country United States
Language English
GenreBiography, Drama, Musical
Release dateSeptember 7, 2022 (Venice)
August 4, 2023
Running time1hr 50min
Age ratingPG
StarringCasey Affleck
Noah Jupe
Zooey Deschanel
Walton Goggins
Beau Bridges
Directed by Bill Pohlad
Written byBill Pohlad
Produced byJim Burke
Bill Pohlad
Kim Roth
Viviana Vezzani
Karl Spoerri
Cinematography by Arnaud Potier
Edited by Annette Davey
Music byDonnie Emerson
Production CompanyRiver Road Entertainment
Zurich Avenue
Innisfree Pictures
Distributor Roadside Attractions

Dreamin’ Wild Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Casey Affleck as Donnie Emerson
    • Noah Jupe as young Donnie
  • Zooey Deschanel as Nancy
  • Walton Goggins as Joe Emerson
    • Jack Dylan Grazer as young Joe
  • Beau Bridges as Don Sr.
  • Chris Messina as Matt Sullivan


The film tells the true story of the Emerson family and the tumult that followed the success of their self-recorded pop-funk album of the same name, which went largely unnoticed until critics rediscovered and reappraised it decades later. Now, as an adult, Donnie is forced to confront the ghosts from the past and grapple with the emotional toll his dreams have taken on the family who supported him.

Dreamin’ Wild Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Worldwide Collection$303,164

About Dreamin’ Wild Movie:

Dreamin’ Wild is a American biographical drama film written, directed, and produced by Bill Pohlad, and starring Casey Affleck, Noah Jupe, Zooey Deschanel, Walton Goggins, and Beau Bridges. Its storyline is based on the life of singer-musician brothers Donnie and Joe Emerson.

In April 2019, it was announced Bill Pohlad would direct, write, and produce a biographical movie revolving around Donnie and Joe Emerson.

Principal photography for the film began in October 2021, in Spokane, Washington.

The film had its world premiere at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 7, 2022. Dreamin’ Wild was released on August 4, 2023, by Roadside Attractions.