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Shorts in Competition: Narrative

New York Premiere

USA | 17 MINUTES | English |

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Drama, Crime
In this psychological drama, Seth, a tortured ex-convict, confronts his nemesis Hollis, a holy-rolling prison guard with a penchant for abuse. Seth greets Hollis in a remote diner, bent on revenge, all the while experiencing harrowing flashbacks from his incarcerated past. As the minutes pass, Seth's purpose, sense of self, and even his reality will be drawn into question as the final moments deliver him a world-turning revelation.

Note: This film will screen as part of the Shorts: Wake-up Call program.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Joseph Bakhash

Joseph Bakhash is a Long Island native who cofounded Secret Hideout Films in 2007. He has produced Yard of Blondes for director Sergio Bastani, Girl Grooming for director Patrick Kallay, Cupcake (TFF '08), and The Cubicle for Secret Hideout cofounder and director Sean McPhillips.
Screenwriter
Sean McPhillips
Casting
Adrienne Stern
Producer
Joseph Bakhash, Sean McPhillips
Director of Photography
Luke Geissbuhler
Costume Design
Andrea Seidel
Director
Joseph Bakhash
Production Designer
Rick Gilbert
Editor
Ray Chung
Primary Cast
Norman Reedus, Chris Mulkey, Phyllis Somerville, Sarah Jones

CONTACTS

Main Contact
Sean McPhillips
Secret Hideout Films
171 East Second Street, Apt. 5 New York, NY 10023
Phone: 646 734 6508
seanmcphillips72@yahoo.com
Publicist
Jennifer Blum
springerassociatespr
1501 Broadway, Suite 506 New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212 354 4660
jennifer@springerassociatespr.com
Print Source
Joseph Bakhash
Secret Hideout Films
30 West 61st Street, Apt. 24B New York, NY 10003
Phone: 646 831 0601
joebakhash@gmail.com