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Public Life

Country: USA, Language: English, 16 mins

  • Director: Matthew Allen
  • Writer: Matt Mitchell
  • Producer: Chevis Labelle; Tani Shukla

CGiii Comment

Aaargh...this is so good...with problems.

There is an edit that will make you gasp...and that's where the film should have ended.

Matthew Allen's skill is there...it just needs a little more technical honing.


Watch...

Public Life from Matt Allen on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

In the age of social media, a high schooler must come to terms with both his sexuality and his friend's death.

Cast & Characters

Matt Gomez Hidaka as Noah
Julie Dell Phillips as Principal Paller
Damian Joseph Quinn as Eric
Chris Tse as John
Ernest Keith Walker as Mr. Anderson