Opening Night / Festival Premiere

FEATURE | United States | 81 MINUTES | English



At a campground in the rural West, a woman waits alone for an old flame from her past to arrive, uncertain of his intentions while bashful about her own.

In a rare lead role, Dale Dickey, one of contemporary cinema’s finest character actors, takes center stage as Faye, a widow waiting for a night that could change her life. In Max Walker-Silverman’s auspicious directorial debut, hope, longing, natural beauty and the near-graspable dream of self-sufficiency come together in an unconventional romance that compresses decades of memories into a fateful reunion. Wes Studi co-stars as the childhood sweetheart Faye anticipates will grace her Colorado campside trailer. There will be music, and ice cream, and an aching relief neither expects.

Dickey commands the screen in this gently comic yet deep-feeling minimalist portrait in ways we’ve seldom seen from her before. Walker-Silverman offers the audience exactly what he should: a sense of a life lived, as well as an insatiable hunger for new adventures that’s all the more poignant for what came before. Against a gorgeous and eternal landscape, Faye feels the limited number of years that remain and the experiences she can squeeze into them. And yet it’s that very reverence for the land and what it can provide that sustains her — and allows her to feel her grief, and so much more. —Inkoo Kang


Directed by Max Walker-Silverman

Max Walker-Silverman is a writer and director who lives and works where he grew up in rural Colorado. A Love Song, which premiered at Sundance, is his first feature.


Max Walker-Silverman


Jesse Hope, Dan Janvey, Max Walker-Silverman


Max Walker-Silverman


Alfonso Herrera Salcedo


Max Walker-Silverman, Affonso Gonçalves


Ramzi Bashour

Executive Producer

Jan McAdoo, Jack McAdoo, Bill Way

Associate Producer

Ramzi Bashour


Sakurako Fisher, Robina Riccitiello, Josh Peters, Maggie Ambrose


Dale Dickey, Wes Studi, Michelle Wilson, Benja K. Thomas, Marty Grace Dennis, John Way


Press Contact

Katherine Matthews
Obscured Pictures
New York, New York 10010


Wednesday, November  9

Red is Green Carpet: 6:30PM
Screening: 7:30 to 9:15pm


Lumiere Music Hall

9036 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211


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