SLFF - Cement Suitecase / Closing Night Ceremonies
dir. J. Risk Castañeda
J. Rick Castañeda attending
(USA, 2013, 91 min., English)
Drama | Comedy
Cast: Dwayne Bartholomew, Kristina Guerrero, Nathan Sapsford
Franklin, the best wine salesman in the Yakima Valley, hates his life. His girlfriend is cheating on him, and he doesn't even have the self-respect to tell her that he knows. When he meets the "other guy", who turns out to be a terrific person, he decides it's time to let go of some baggage.
Director J. Rick Castañeda is a writer/director/producer of feature films, animations and live-action shorts, and co-founder ofPsychic Bunny. His works have been around the world to festivals in Canada, Japan, and Romania, as well as festivals here in the US such as SXSW. He's made over 30 short films with his sketch comedy group:Six Finger Fist, earning recognition from YouTube, Crackle, and Funny or Die.Coma, Period., a 10-episode comedy webseries about a man stuck inside a coma, was given a rave review in theNew York Times, and has over 1,000,000 views. He has also directed webisodes for Disney and MSN. A published author, an accomplished director, and a trusted friend, Rick is very excited about Cement Suitcase, his first feature film.
Cement Suitcase Trailer from Psychic Bunny on Vimeo.
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