SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

RIVER

Directed by Sam Handel
SHORT NARRATIVE 13 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE RIVER
The River is a comedic journey to the river on a sweltering hot day with a pregnant Maria. Her loving-kindness practice is tested by work schedules, mechanical failures and complex human relationships, all conspiring against a desperately needed cooling dip.

Screening in Shorts Program: Skin Deep
Comedy, Relationships
About the Director(s)
SAM HANDEL wrote and directed the 2011 short I’m Coming Over, which recently concluded an extensive festival run. He is also an editorial photographer whose work has appeared in Time, Venice, Elle, Redbook, People, Fade-In and more.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2013
  • Length:
    13 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    New York
Cast & Credits
  • Cinematographer:
    Eric Branco
  • Editor:
    Sam Handel
  • Producer:
    Lauren Ambrose, Sam Handel, Brandon Taylor, Julie Webster
  • Director:
    Sam Handel
  • Composer:
    Rob Sanzone
  • Screenwriter:
    Sam Handel
  • Cast:
    Lauren Ambrose, Jay O. Sanders, Adam Driver, Ron McLarty, Kate Skinner, Michael C. Hall

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