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.
HollyShorts - World Premiere - Academy Award qualifying festival
RIFF - in Oct.
NewFilmmakers NY - in Nov.
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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