The new, full-length, Indie Movie of the Week for the week of February 28 is Scumrock, a comedy that follows the lives of Miles, a would-be filmmaker, and his friend Roxxy, a rock performer striving for a comeback.
Starring: Kyp Malone, Amy Davis, James Duval, Courtney Stephens, Lance Hahn
Production Company: At An Angle
Director: John Moritsugu
Running Time: 79 minutes
A pretentious underground filmmaker struggles with his masterpeice while a scuzzy punkoid chick tries to keep her band from fading into obscurity.
About the Director (from jonmoritsugu.com)
Jon Moritsugu was born in Honolulu, HI and attended Brown University, where he made the short DER ELVIS, which was chosen by the Village Voice as “one of the top 50 films of the 80’s.” He has since completed six features and four more shorts which have screened worldwide to critical and popular acclaim. His most recent movie, SCUMROCK, has won two awards on the festival circuit and is currently being released theatrically in the US and Europe. Moritsugu lives in Seattle, WA and is penning his newest script.
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