COUNTERFEIT” is a short film noir comedy about an aging male method actor, in character as a hitman, who encounters a younger woman at a small town bar. She’s an undercover detective playing the role of an unhappily married wife. Each of them attempts to deceive the other for their own objectives. But their cover stories quickly unravel when they meet later in his motel room, where the truth and its consequences play out in unexpected ways for both of them.


This will be a 2 location, 3-day shoot from a 7-page script.  Our goal is to raise 12K to do it right.


I want this 4th film of mine to rival anything I’ve done before in the past and go toe to toe with the quality that Hollywood delivers.  The ultimate goal would be an acceptance in to a few of the bigger festivals like Sundance, Atlanta, and Austin: requiring I hire the best talent Iowa can offer.


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