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    True Love by Robert Braiden
    Curfew by Shawn Christensen


    True Love
    Australia
    A woman has suffered years of psychological and physical abuse at the hands of her husband. When he starts focusing his rage on her daughter, she snaps and kills him. She never thought she had it in her to kill somebody. Now does she have it in her to bury the evidence? The original and unpredictable thriller that will have you guessing up to its shocking climax. Directed by Robert Braiden. Principal cast: Niki J Price and Jamie Dunn.
    - To learn more about the film go to couriermail.com.au.
    - To watch an interview with the filmmaker go to youtube.com.
    - To see a behind the scenes look at the film go to youtube.com.
    - To watch a rehearsal go to youtube.com.
    - Visit the film's Facebook page at facebook.com.
    - See the film's IMDb entry at imdb.com.

    Curfew
    USA
    At the lowest point in his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his 9-year-old niece. Years may exaggerate the distance separating brothers and sisters, but blood ties run too deep and cannot be ignored. Curfew won the 2013 Academy Award for best short film. Written, directed and edited by Shawn Christensen. Principal cast: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek and Kim Allen.
    - To purchase this film, go to iTunes.
    - To read interviews with the filmmaker go to ibtimes.com and capitalnewyork.com.
    - Visit the film's Facebook page at facebook.com.
    - See the film's IMDb entry at imdb.com.

    [Original air date: Sun, May 12, 2013]

    Episode #1105H | Duration: 29:05 | Closed Captioned | Stereo | TVPGV

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