Aaron Sauter, Jessica Rothenberg, Alexander Flores and Alice Lee in JACK, JULES, ESTHER, & ME (Image Credit: Daniel Poliner)

Indie ‘Jack, Jules, Esther & Me’ proves to be an irresistible coming of age tale

Aaron Sauter, Jessica Rothenberg, Alexander Flores and Alice Lee in JACK, JULES, ESTHER, & ME (Image Credit: Daniel Poliner)

Aaron Sauter, Jessica Rothenberg, Alexander Flores and Alice Lee in JACK, JULES, ESTHER, & ME (Image Credit: Daniel Poliner)

Dan Poliner’s first feature Jack, Jules, Esther & Me is an irresistible romantic comedy that will tug at your heartstrings whether you’re a seasoned indie fan or a strictly mainstream movie spectator. The movie centers on Luis in his last few weeks before leaving home to attend college when he launches a last ditch attempt to gain the affections of his crush, Jules. He enlists the help of his best friend and ne’er-do-well, Jack, and a girl he barely knows from his SAT prep class, Esther. Little does Luis know, this combination of people will change not only the trajectory of his mission but his misguided perceptions of all three friends. Continue reading

Daniel Poliner at Austin Film Festival (Image Credit: Nadine Latief)

Writer/Director Daniel Poliner talks ‘Jack, Jules, Esther and, Me’

Daniel Poliner at Austin Film Festival (Image Credit: Nadine Latief)

Daniel Poliner at Austin Film Festival (Image Credit: Nadine Latief)

Daniel Poliner, an award-winning independent film writer and director, has been making films for over ten years and recently completed his first feature film: Jack, Jules, Esther, and Me. He was kind enough to share it with me and agreed to an in-person interview at a quaint coffee shop in Brooklyn, NY so TDQ readers and I could get to know a little more about the film. Read on to find out more about Daniel and Jack, Jules, Esther, and Me! Continue reading