OXIFF: Creedmoria plus short films
DIRECTED BY ALICIA SLIMMER
Starring - Stef Dawson (The Hunger Games, The Paper Store), Ray Abruzzo (Transparent, the Sopranos), Rachel de Benedet (Catch Me if You Can), Steve Cavanaugh (Shadow of Doubt, Blood Feuds) PJ Brown (Veep, Love).
90 mins Drama/Coming of Age/Comedy
Candy injects the “fun” into her dysfunctional life. When your brother is found by a neighbour naked and drunk, you’re stuck with a caveman of a boyfriend, you have a dickhead boss, and the madness of everyday life competes with your mother’s need to appear “normal,” you have to peek between the cracks to find the warm rays of hope. But, maybe normalcy is just a construct for other people. And, maybe breaking out of the institution is more important than fitting in. After years of trying to save those she loves, it's time for Candy to save herself.
Alicia Slimmer's film is a vibrant and colourful tale that will have you cheering along. It is an American Indie film through and through but it carries a huge heart and a taste for the Hollywood fantastical.
Go see if you liked SIXTEEN CANDLES and or THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS.
A CHICK FLICK
DIRECTED BY LUCY MCKENDRICK
14 mins INTERNATIONAL SHORT Comedy/Drama
Two crazy chicks. One hen. A young woman is forced to reconnect with her hippie mother in order to euthanize their beloved pet chicken after it is mauled by a fox.
RETURN TO SENDER
DIRECTED BY CAT BAILEY
2 mins INTERNATIONAL SHORT – Animation
Charlie is happily in love with Rose, his girlfriend, and sends her a series of love letters through the mail to convey his affection. One evening, however, while the two are at dinner, they have a fight. Charlie returns home and rashly writes a breakup letter. But when he goes to mail the letter, the mailbox will not accept it…
Club and Group screenings
|Sat 6th May||16.45||Oxford International Film Festival.|