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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2015 - 17.26 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2015

Sarah, a nerdy teenager, needs her mom's brand new car to go on a date with Danny, the boy she is in love with. Her mom, Dr. Thun, an absent minded Podiatrist is concerned about Sarah driving by the dangerous streets of downtown Los Angeles.

Original Title THE RED THUNDER
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Short Film
Duration 7' 25''
Production Year 2015
Nationality USA
Directed by Alvaro Ron
Screenplay Rafael Alvarez, Clara Viola, Alvaro Ron
Director of photography Patrick Rousseau
Editor Vicente Perez
Visual Effects Miopia VFX
Main cast Allie Grant
Miles Heizer
Karen Strassman
Doug Olear
Produced by Alvaro Ron

Alvaro-Headshot-copy OKAlvaro Ron
Alvaro Ron is a graduate of UCLA and The Los Angeles Film School. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA), Film Independent (FIND) and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP). He has written, directed and produced numerous award-winning short films around the world including THE RED THUNDER (Finalist at the 26th Producers Guild of America Awards) TO KILL OR NOT TO KILL (official selection PBS Independent Film Festival), and BEHIND THE CURTAIN starring Peter MacNicol. He has executive produced and directed critically acclaimed TV shows including the Spanish version of LIFE ON MARS. He also developed THE PROTECTED for ABC Family. Ron’s producer credits include feature films like MIA SARAH (directed by Gustavo Ron), AMERICANO (directed by Kevin Noland; Starring Josh Jackson and Dennis Hopper) and GREEN ZONE (directed by Paul Greengrass; Starring Matt Damon, Amy Ryan and Greg Kinnear).

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