A Film by Joycelyn Engle
Runtime: 111 minutes / not rated
Official website/ trailer: http://awakenedmovie.com/
Quad Cinema Friday, March 21 - 27
34 west 13th st. NYC /premiere party to follow on March 21 at celeb hangout "NO. 8"
On The Red Carpet, Celebrity attending: Cast members of Awakened, Orange Is The New Black, CBS TV hit Blue Bloods, Olympic Skating Champion Sasha Cohen, Fox TV's Tim Murro, Rita Cosby, Cast members from The Sopranos, MTV's Chef Nirschel and Miss New York
March 28 -April 3 The Laemmle Music Hall Theatre, Beverly Hills with the red carpet premiere and after party at Caffe Roma on March 30
April 7 beautiful Brenden Theatre at the Palms Hotel, Las Vegas with a reception at the famous Ghost Bar, and then many other cities in the US and Canada.
Winner: Best Narrative Feature;
Best Actress (Julianne Michelle)
NYC Independent Film Festival;
Best Feature Producer – LA Femme International Film Festival
Starring: Julianne Michelle* (wall street: money never sleeps; the house is burning), steven bauer* (ray donovan), Edward Furlong (american history x; terminator); John Savage (the deer hunter); Stelio Savante: a beautiful mind; Sally Kirkland (OSCAR nominee); Erin Gerasimovich*
writer /co-director / producer: Joycelyn Engle
co-director: Arno Malarone
Editor: Rod Weber Consulting editor: Tariq Anwar (two-time OSCAR nominee) original music: Kenneth Lampl and Darren Tate
synopsis: award-winning actress Julianne Michelle (family prayers; the house is burning, wall street - money never sleeps) plays Samantha Winston, a 22 year-old woman who returns to her hometown convinced that her father (John Savage), whom she remembers as a jealous and verbally abusive alcoholic, murdered her mother 14 years ago. Searching for evidence samantha looks to her mother’s best friend, lucas drake (Steven Bauer), her uncle (Edward Furlong) and a family friend (Sally Kirkland) among others. In her relentless pursuit to learn the truth Samantha forces secret plots into the open. As she learns more, the mystery only deepens, and what begins as her quest for vengeance uncovers a devastating evil. drawing upon a profound love of her mother, Samantha’s determination threatens to awaken the town from its slumbering denials. Does Samantha receive help from beyond the grave? The answer will empower women and inspire us all.