As Cool as I Am
11:31 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Montana author’s coming-of-age novel turned into film

A film based on Missoula author Pete Fromm's  novel "As Cool As I am" debuted recently in Missoula. It's a coming-of-age tale about a teenage girl, played by up-and-coming Irish actress Sarah Bolger. The star of the hit TV series "Homeland", Claire Danes, plays the girl's mother.

New film "As Cool As I Am" based on the Pete Fromm novel of the same name

In this feature interview, Fromm talks with News Director Sally Mauk about the novel - and the film of the same title. Fromm says the novel grew out of a short story he wrote called "The Gravy on the Cake".

Sally Mauk talks with Missoula author Pete Fromm about the new film based on his novel "As Cool As I Am"