NUMBER ONE FAN

a short film written and directed by amy talkington
starring aleksa palladino, glenn fitzgerald, katy petty and c.m. talkington
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GENERAL

frustrated by her bland suburban existence, sixteen year old sadie doesn't hesitate to join a charismatic stranger on a joyride into the unknown. his dark world of jealousy, games and crime-in-the-name-of-art forces her to confront her own youthful desires.

the film, which was shot by acclaimed d.p. jim denault, played numerous festivals and won the top prize at the hamptons international film festival. the score is by nathan larson.

trt: 18 minutes, 16mm, optical sound, © 1997.

PRESS QUOTES

"a night of eerie adventure in the hamptons [with] apocalyptic costumes designed by tracy feith " - vogue magazine

"exceptional performances from the ice storm's glenn fitzgerald and manny & lo's aleksa palladino." - dallas observer

"worth checking out...a black-humored tale of a teenage courtney love look-alike who gets hooked up with the wrong crowd" - the stranger (seattle)

"directed with a striking vision, compelling images & intense performances from a young, edgy cast. we're delighted to honor her work." - ted hartley, rko pictures

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SELECTED AWARDS

rko "best told story" award, hamptons international film festival, 1997
majestic light award for cinematic vision, columbia university film festival, 1997

SELECTED SCREENINGS

new york underground film festival, 1998
women in cinema film festival, seattle, 1998
hamptons international film festival, 1997
austin film festival, 1997
clips screening series, 1997
naples international film festival, 1997

BUY THE MOVIE

you can buy the dvd compilation "short 8: vision" here