BLOOD MOON

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Status : Completed

Original title : BLOOD MOON

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Directed by : Kenneth Kokin

Cast : James Callis (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY), Maya Kazan (THE KNICK, BOARDWALK EMPIRE), Frank Medrano (THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THE USUAL SUSPECTS, SLEEPERS)

Synopsis

It is a story of seduction, retribution, and innocence lost. When a young woman is raped, will she sacrifice her humanity and her innocence to enact revenge on her attacker? The film explores the transition from a perky, pretty teen-ager to someone who is forever warped from abuse and degradation. BLOOD MOON asks the question: when a man’s casual approach to sex turns ugly, how far will a woman go to avenge herself?

“Kenneth Kokin’s brilliant directorial debut ‘Blood Moon’ is an engaging and gripping tragedy that’s worthy of being seen. Written by Oscar Nominated Nicholas Kazan, ‘Blood Moon’ stars his daughter, Maya Kazan (‘The Knick’), Frank Medrano (‘The Shawshank Redemption’) and James Callis (‘Battle Star Galactica’, ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’).
Kokin also produced and directed second unit on several award- winning films that include the ‘The Usual Suspects’, ‘Captain Abu Raed’,’The Way of the Gun’ and ‘Mortdecai’.
Haunting, yet stylistically beautiful, the story follows a young woman who is raped and how she executes retribution on her attacker. It explores the transition from of a perky, pretty teen-ager to someone who is forever warped from abuse and degradation. ‘
‘Blood Moon’ is a culturally relevant story and a reminder that the issue of rape is too often ignored, especially in a country where abortion sharply divides its people and where women have to pay for their own rape kits to gather legal evidence – the equivalent of having to pay the police to dust for prints in a robbery.”

By Erin Grover | SydneysBuzz

Produced by : Ovation Pictures

Year : 2015

Nationality : U.S.A

Language : English

Length : 72'

Screening : DCP