April in Blue (2017)

An innocent game opens old wounds and sends a loving couple on a downward spiral.

Director:

Christian Hogarth
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Andy McCutcheon Andy McCutcheon ... Jeff
Kenzie Nothnagel Kenzie Nothnagel ... Christine
David Shih ... Mario
Edit

Storyline

An innocent game opens old wounds and sends a loving couple on a downward spiral.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Drama

User Reviews

 
A searing love story turns into an intriguing tale of a romantic breakup.
4 April 2017 | by edwardswmarySee all my reviews

April in Blue: User review

April in Blue is a scintillating short film exploring sexuality, intimacy and break up of a relationship, spiced up with manipulation and intrigue –lots of issues packed into 11 minutes.

Christian Hogarth has done a fantastic job as writer/director. The script scorches along in a believable way, digging deeper as the "game" evolves. Only the classic mother-in-law scenario jars as being formulaic. The parenthood/children question allows Andy McCutcheon to shine with passion before he disintegrates in a heart wrenching plea for attention. Kenzie Nothnagel as Christine, is fantastic throughout: sassy, sexy and intriguing.

The lighting is finely pitched to suggest a warm bedroom intimacy indoors and getting colder as the mood changes from playfulness to bitterness and pain.

April in Blue ends with a manipulated twist, leaving the audience to question what they have just witnessed and ready to watch it again. April in Blue cries out for a prequel or a sequel. . . .


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed