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THRASHER ROAD WINS AT STONY BROOK
WUSB 90.1FM "THE SOUNDS OF FILM"
July 19 on WUSB 90.1FM Public Radio Long Island, NY ~ Tom Needham talks THRASHER ROAD with writer/director Samantha Davidson Green
kennebec journal: marathon movie experience at miff
By Emily Higginbotham, July 24, 2018 ~ ... A brief blanket of darkness and anticipation settles over you and swiftly gives way to the glow on the screen. That instant in the dark is full of tension, but it’s also a transition when our minds turn off our daily realities and open up to the possibilities of cinema... I got to experience that moment again and again and again over the last week and a half as I set out to see as many movies at the Maine International Film Festival as I possibly could ... taking in the sweet and moody cross-country trek of “Thrasher Road" ...
By Dave Celone, June 2, 2018 – "... if you saw it, Brava and Bravo to you. You were part of a sold-out crowd..."
By Luke Baynes, MAY 23, 2018 – ... On opening night, WRIF premieres Thrasher Road, a road movie about a pregnant woman (played by Vermont native Allison Fay Brown) who is forced to reconnect with her estranged father (Christian Kohn of Lyme, N.H.) when her car breaks down en route from Los Angeles to Vermont. Shooting it on 16mm film during the summer of 2016, writer-director Samantha Davidson Green calls the movie a "father-daughter love story" that's about "making sense of a brokenhearted past." ...
By David Corriveau, MAY 25, 2018 – ... “I started the script a number of years ago, with a core theme of adversity, of baggage from childhood following you into adulthood,” Davidson Green said. “After the staged readings by the Parish Players, the father character grew in complexity. His journey of overcoming the self-blame and the self-destructive habits ends with him finding the courage to show up when he’s needed. At the same time, Chloe, who is about to become a parent, realizes her own responsibility, and that no one is perfect.” ...
By David Corriveau, SEPT. 2, 2017 - Inside the Windsor Diner, Samantha Davidson Green was arranging her camera crew, two actors, and a dozen extras into position to shoot a key scene for her first feature film...