A quirky dramedy about the highs and lows of senior age and how rivalry exists at any stage in the game. Growing old is compulsory, but growing up is not.
World Premiere - HollyShorts - August 2018
*Academy Award qualifying festival
Calvin has early onset Alzheimers & plays by his own rules. With Claire his unorthodox caregiver, he navigates the friendships & antics in his Senior Living Community, while grappling with his own sense of loss.
Writer/Director - Natalie Gee, EP/Producer - Ed Romer, Consulting Producer - Eddy Vallante, Director of Photography - Josh Echevarria, Production Designer - Grace Sloan, Costume Designer - Emily Chalmers, Composer - Simon Taufique, Editor - Bryan Gaynor.
1st AC - Amanda Li, Gaffer - George Martens, Key Grip - David Sikora & Joe Astarita, Grip - Travis Golino, Swing - Marty Lucero, Script Supervisor - Candy Clymer, AD - Eric Bellomo, DIT - Wesley Ortiz, Production Manager - Jade Porter, Art PA - Tucker Jepson, PA - TJ Noel-Sullivan.
Calvin - Robert W Smith, Barney - Tadashi Mitsui, Claire - Natalie Gee, Catherine - Mary Goggin, Billy - Woody Sempliner, Tim, the Water Aerobics Instructor - Jorge Luna.
Pool ladies - Ronnie Katz, Justine Hager, Chris Nolan, Anne Martin, Sharon O'Neill, Brenda Anthony.
Greens Resident - David Olsen.
Gallery receptionist - Rosie Cosch, Security Guard - Brian Tracy.
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Nat Gee was made in England, assembled in Australia & is a direct import to NYC. Based in the Big Apple, she's a filmmaker & programs the short films for the Brooklyn Film Festival. In addition she consults for the Bermuda International Film Festival, is a screener for Telluride, Hamptons, & Tribeca Film Festival.
Nat met Ed Romer (EP/Producer) on set in Connecticut in 2013 & they have been collaborating on projects ever since. Ed is a retired entrepreneur & currently serves as an advisor and/or board member with a number of philanthropic & arts related organizations. He advises and supports an array of creative projects in the areas of filmmaking, dance, photography, television & music.
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