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  • A policeman must negotiate a hostage scenario and a troubled relationship with his estranged son.

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  • Born and raised in a suburb of Boston, Mass., director Ethan Cushing received his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. After graduation, he interned at Super V Television in Boston and at The Late Show with David Letterman in New York. Ethan graduated from Chapman University with a Masters of Fine Arts degree in film production. His previous short filmGone screened at several film festivals across the country picking up an award for Best Student Drama Film at the International Family Film Festival. Ethan looks forward to a lifetime of filmmaking and hopes to continue to use his artistic vision to positively impact the entertainment industry through the fields of writing and directing.
  • New England Film & Video Festival
    Best Student Film

    Fort Lauderdale Int'l Film Festival
    3rd Place

    Los Angeles Int'l Short Film Festival
    Screening

    Rhode Island Film Festival
    Screening

    Starz Denver Film Festival
    Screening

    La Boca del Lobo Film Festival (Spain)
    Screening

    CamerImage Film Festival (Poland)
    Screening

    New England Film & Video Festival
    Screening

    • Director/Writer: Ethan Cushing
    • Co-Writer: Bryan Nest
    • Producer: Karin Hassenger
    • Cinematographer: Huy Pham
    • Editor: Sylvia Castellanos
    • Production Designer: Nick Ozeki
    • Sound Design: Ben Russell
    • First A.D.: Will Prescott
    • Composer: Robert Litton
  • Mark Arnold: Tom Bennett
    Justin Mortelliti: Casey Bennett
    P. David Miller: Hoolihan
    Tara Radcliffe: Rachel Bennett
    C. Frederick Secrease: Business Man
    Josiah D. Lee: O'Connor
    Jason Whisman: Brad
    Christopher Winsor: Johnny
    Serge Eustache: Injured Man
    Marilyn Ghigliotti: Female Hostage
    Joey Luthman: Young Casey