“Marisa Costa plays Cheri a small town teacher that falls for Justin. She gives a wonderful performance as a teacher with strong beliefs. She plays her part fantastic and makes the viewer feel her persona.”
– From the website A Bucket of Corn
Click here to read the full review and check out the film on Amazon Prime.
And be sure to read my upcoming post on my take away from that night…
Different Ways of Working It
You know you love what you do when you have to get up at 2am to be in the middle of nowhere for a 4am call time, almost get bit by a rattlesnake and still think …This is amazing! How lucky am I?!
Thanks to an amazing cast and crew and extremely brilliant filmmaker Adam Linzey!
Also … how cool are these story boards? Exciting to see how a project develops!
Shooting over the next two weeks … check back for notes-from-set.
FRAY premieres at The Arena Cinema in Hollywood on April 18th beginning a brief theatrical run. And it will also be available on iTunes, Amazon, Hulu and other online outlets.
Stay tuned for more information and ticket info.
I just got cast as Olivia in Twelfth Night at The Shakespeare Orange County Summer Festival. Check out the link and stay tuned for updates, rehearsal logs, performance news and reviews!
‘Fray’ wins yet another Best Feature Award at the International Film Festival in the UK.
Check the website to read more: https://ukfilmfestival.com/awards/
“Fray” works in a similar capacity with an applicable construct in terms of its progression but with a relatable angle that makes it all the more heartbreaking as its progresses. It follows a well meaning Marine back from Afghanistan after an injury leaves him with a gimp leg. This impairs the possibility of him getting work in an already squeezed economy. Slowly but surely, despite his continued perseverance, he can’t seem to get ahead. He is helped along by his teacher-turned-lover (Marisa Costa), who slowly falls in love with him. Costa undeniably anchors the film with such a luminescence which balances the brooding but powerful functionality of Bryan Kaplan’s performance as Justin. The key within here is structure and making sure these relationships pay off in the end without conceding the need to spoon-feed. “Fray” does this beautifully contrasting the dark but brilliantly forest backdrop with a sense of foreboding.
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