"CLOSE-UP" is a dramatic feature film told through the eyes of a failed Philadelphia actor who has succumbed to drug addiction. Our story follows him during the Holidays as he desperately tries to regain everything he has lost in his life; his wife and child, his job, and his pride, before it's too late. Over the course of one day on New Years Eve in New York City, a young vibrant woman, Freebird, shows him how to stand up, discover himself and move on with his life. Written by
Jose Cruz Jr.
When do we stop running from Life?
Did You Know?
The Character's names are never mentioned in the story. A personal choice made by the Writer and Director, Jose E. Cruz Jr.
, to give the audience a more emotional attachment to the characters, their plight and an understanding that these characters could be someone they may know personally. See more
Referenced in The Independents