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Directed by Natalia Leite
FEATURE NARRATIVE 91 Minutes World Premiere
Sarah’s (Dianna Agron) life is as bland as the desert town she’s lived in her whole life. With a future devoid of any passion more inevitable with each passing day, she welcomes the sudden appearance of a sexy, spontaneous stranger named Pepper (Paz de la Huerta). Broke and on the run from a debt she cannot pay, Pepper insinuates herself into Sarah’s quiet life while introducing her to the thrill of drugs, sex, and spirituality. Quiet curiosity quickly develops into profound connection and Sarah finds herself abandoning her friends and family for Pepper’s intoxicating impulsiveness.

Natalia Leite’s striking debut film finds inspiration in the wide spectrum of Nevada’s vivid tableaux, both in the bleached out beauty of the desert and seedy, neon nightlife, as it explores the bond between two women desperate to shift their present reality.

—Liza Domnitz
Drama, Female Director(s), Relationships, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Latino Director(s)
About the Director(s)
Natalia is from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since moving to New York, she has directed music videos, documentaries, and short films. She is a recipient of the Kodak Grant Award, a Sundance Screenwriters Lab Finalist, and a Queer Arts Mentorship Fellow. Bare is her feature film debut.

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Cast & Credits
  • Screenwriter:
    Natalia Leite
  • Editor:
    Joe Murphy
  • Executive Producer:
    Giorgio Guglielmino, Dennis Mykytyn, Christopher J. Scott, Jasper Zweibel
  • Cinematographer:
    Tobias Datum
  • Cast:
    Dianna Agron, Paz de la Huerta, Chris Zylka, Louisa Krause
  • Producer:
    Alexandra Roxo, Natalia Leite, Chad Burris
  • Composer:
    Kyp Malone
  • Production Designer:
    Lisa Myers
  • Music Supervisor:
    Joe Rudge
  • Director:
    Natalia Leite



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