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'Riding with Al'

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Robert Epstein, dir.; William Frenkel, prod.

Production Description

Casting the teaser for "Riding with Al," a coming-of age story of Jesse, a young boy from a middle-class, traditional/conservative Jewish family in the American Rust Belt of the late 1970s who is about to lose his mother to cancer and who is dispatched to spend his summer with an uncle. Jesse’s summer will end with him becoming a very different boy, motherless but stronger and more mature having been exposed to a family tragedy and the street education unwittingly provided by Al who introduces the boy to a very different side of life than he is accustomed to.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Shoots Nov.-Dec. 2013 in NYC. Feature is expected to shoot Summer 2014.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Compensation: None for the trailer; negotiable for the feature film production. Feature film itself is expected to be shot under SAG Indie Ultra Low Budget Contract.


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