Written by Thom Harp and directed by Chelsea Bryn Lockie, Unbridaled follows step-sisters, Catherine and Maxie, who after a bachelorette party gone wrong, wake up in the woods on the morning of Catherine’s wedding. The buttoned up and responsible bride is desperate to get home, but soon realizes that her party-girl sister has used their very last 1% of battery, and shred of hope, posting to Instagram. With no cell service, sense of direction, or dignity to speak of, they happen upon a nudist retreat.
Harp’s recent credits include, (co-writing/producing DARK AIR WITH TERRY CARNATION (Rainn Wilson, Tom Lennon, Karan Soni, Al Madrigal, Yvette Nicole Brown) writing/directing HOME DELIVERY (Rainn Wilson, Donald Faison, Lesley Ann Warren, Joe Pantoliano, Lindsay Sloane) and writing/directing THE DONOR PARTY (Malin Akerman, Rob Corddry, Jerry O’Connell, Erinn Hayes, Ryan Hansen). Lockie most recently directed the award winning web-series, WOE IS SHE.
Also starring in the film are Evan Michael (EMMY® Award-Winning host and actor whose recent credits include EUPHORIA, HOLEY MOLEY, and hosting The HACKchelor), Michael Bonini (BULL, FBI: MOST WANTED), Jason Nadal (FBI) and Laura Kay Clark (PETUNIA’S PLAYHOUSE).
In addition to Goodman and Simpson, Desiree Abeyta, Jackie Schwartz, Marco Shalma and Chelsea Bryn Lockie produced the film. With production design by Bianca Puorto and composition by Kristi Fullerton, the film will also screen at Atlanta Shortsfest, Austin Comedy Film Festival, Portland Comedy Film Festival, and more TBA.
DANCES WITH FILMS is an independent film festival in Hollywood, CA. In its 25th year, DWF is known for championing “the unflinching spirit at the very core of the independent film scene. And while the vast majority of film fests rely heavily on celebrity, [they] have relied on the innovation, talent, creativity and sweat equity that revolutionized the entertainment industry.” (Dances With Films)
About Goodman, Simpson & Creating Unbridaled:
Together, Goodman and Simpson created and financed the film (via Seed & Spark) after an especially taxing “wedding season.”
After spending thousands of dollars on flights, hotels, bridesmaids dresses, boob balloons, and penis paraphernalia, they discussed the financial implications and pressures associated with attending weddings as (god forbid) single women in their late twenties.
In an interview, Simpson said “The expectations put on women by (usually well-meaning) family, friends, and society in general are paralyzing. We are expected to find the perfect job, marry the “right” person, birth or adopt two kids, AND be back in a bikini looking well rested in a week. It’s absurd, and frankly, it’s harmful.” Goodman piped in, “We started deeply considering how women deal with these pressures differently. Cut to a few years and one catastrophic pandemic later, we give you, Unbridaled.”
“CATCH THEM BRIDEIN’ DIRTY” Sunday, June 12 at 5pm
TCL Chinese 6 Theatres
6801 Hollywood Blvd,
Hollywood, CA 90028
For tickets and additional info, visit – www.UnbridaledFilm.com
Email – UnbridaledFilm@gmail.com
Instagram – @UnbridaledFilm
Facebook – facebook.com/UnbridaledFilm
Company Name: Sumner Place Productions
Contact Person: Mischa Dani Goodman
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City: New York
Country: United States