In The Moon's Shadow
4K Color Stereo Sound 2018 USA
with Elissa Piszel, Debra Cooke, and Jules Hartley
written by Edward Case & Alvin Case
produced by Debra Cooke, Elissa Piszel, and Thomas Kesolits
On August 21, 2017 a Total Solar Eclipse will cross the length of the United States from the Oregon coast to North Carolina. This will be the first full eclipse of its kind in almost a century. This year's eclipse will be expected to be the most photographed and recorded in history. We decided to take advantage of this once in a lifetime event and build a narrative feature length film around it.
The story is about two sisters coming together after a long period of not speaking to one another. A road trip to the Sand Hills of Nebraska to watch the eclipse becomes the focal point of their journey toward reconciliation.
A compact production crew from the New England met up with the local Western Nebraska unit and the actors who had flown in two days before the eclipse. Filming at a remote location near Scottsbluff, all of the scenes set in and around the Great American Eclipse of 2017 were covered in two days.
The remainder of the filming will take place in Maine in September with an expected wrap of production before October.
READ article in Reuters: Lights, camera, corona: Hollywood embraces the eclipse