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I Wrote This for You (2018)

The edges of reality are blurred when a young man struggles to overcome a broken relationship.


Jason Zavaleta


Jasmine Williams (original poems by), Brennan Keel Cook
8 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Brennan Keel Cook ... Hunter
Melise ... Ariana
Rigdzin Zavaleta Rigdzin Zavaleta ... Black Suit Killer
Richie the Barber Richie the Barber ... Clown (as Ritchie the Barber)
Alexis Stier ... Shining Twin #1
Megan Stier ... Shining Twin #2
Llenelle Gibson ... Hollywood Car Girl
Tom Fox II Tom Fox II ... Hollywood Car Guy
Paige Nelson ... Woman in Diner
Jacob Ellis Jacob Ellis ... Smitten Guy
Cindy Nguyen ... Smitten Girl
Patrick R. Walker ... Darius
Nicole Dambro ... Sadie
Janelle Meza Janelle Meza ... Street Dancer
Camaron Engels ... Street Dancer
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The edges of reality are blurred when a young man struggles to overcome a broken relationship.

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Did You Know?


Production Sound Mixer, Stephen Halbert, also had the same role on Paul Thomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights." He let director Jason Zavaleta use the same headphones PTA had. He later gifted them to Zavaleta, who uses them on every new project. See more »


Ariana: [into the microphone] I dedicate this to someone who couldn't be here tonight. But I hope it echoes loud enough for him to hear.
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Super fun and full of heart!
11 November 2018 | by dylanclark8See all my reviews

Saw this film at the Alexandria Film Festival and was absolutely stunned by the quality of the film. The acting is fantastic, the characters are engaging, and the direction is impeccable. Hoping to be able to see it again soon!

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