Award-winning director Patrick Stettner established himself with the independent drama The Business of Strangers, about two businesswomen who wreak revenge on a corporate headhunter assumed to have committed rape. Starring Stockard Channing and Julia Stiles, the film won the Special Jury Prize at the Paris Film Festival and the SKYY Prize at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Stettner earned recognition while at Columbia for his short film, “Flux,” featuring a powerful performance by Allison Janney. The film won Student Awards for Best Drama and Best Student Film at Palm Springs International ShortFest. Stettner most recently directed The Night Listener, starring Robin Williams and adapted from the best-selling novel by Armistead Maupin.
The Night Listener
Directed by Patrick Stettner ("The Business of Strangers"), THE NIGHT LISTENER is a psychological thriller based on the international bestselling novel by Armistead Maupin....▶
The Business of Strangers
Whether exuding Manhattan-style noblesse oblige in ''Six Degrees of Separation'' or Washington-style political clout in ''The West Wing,'' Stockard Channing embodies the sort of patrician grandeur....▶