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A Short Film About Disappointment
In the humorous inventive novel, each chapter is a movie review and each review gives in insight, often irrelevant, insights into the critics life. He has cynical off the wall thoughts and experiences including a belief that he's possessed by his former best friend who stole his wife. He's also trying to make a movie about a Renaissance painter, but he has to juggle a complicated relationship with his investor who is also a film critic with many conflicting viewpoints.
The Drama Teacher
Gracie grew up on the run with her dad until he betrayed her. She continues this scandalous pattern in her adult life. She becomes a con woman who deserts her fake husband when he starts to financially struggle. She then befriends a wealthy woman in the Catskills, and when that starts to go south she fakes the death of herself and her children, changes their names, and heads to Manhattan. To get her closer to her next mark, she scams her way into a drama teacher job at a prestigious prep school, but her past begins catching up with her and maintaining her deceptive facade becomes increasingly difficult.
Rust & Stardust
Rust & Stardust is based on the real events that inspired Nabokov's Lolita. Sally Horner is a lonely 5th grader in 1948 who's life is about to drastically change. She agrees to shoplift in an effort to fit in with the "cool" girls. The girls abandon her and a man posing as an FBI agent tells her she must come with him and he'll help plead her case to the judge. Sally tells her mom she's going on a school trip and puts herself in the arms of an evil convicted child molester. He takes her on the run across the country leaving behind her guilt and grief stricken mother, her uncle who relentlessly searches for her, and others rattled by her abduction.
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