Sun Don't Shine
US Indies • 1h 25m
Directed by Amy Seimetz • Drama • With Kate Lyn Sheil, Kentucker Audley • 2013 • 80 minutes
Written and directed by Amy Seimetz, Sun Don't Shine follows Crystal and her boyfriend Leo on a tense and mysterious road trip through hauntingly beautiful landscape of central Florida. The purpose of their journey is unclear, and the motivations behind their heated altercations and shady errands are hazy, but sporadic moments of tenderness illuminate the loving bond between the two that exists underneath their overt tensions. As the couple travels past an endless panorama of mangrove fields, trailer parks, and cookie-cutter housing developments, the disturbing details of their excursion gradually begin to emerge, revealing Crystal’s sinister past and the couple’s troubling future.
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