LOS ANGELES – Sept. 28, 2021 – PRLog — Creator/Director Lorenzo DeStefano essentially based entirely entirely his contemporary story short movie, “Stairway to the Stars“, on a accurate incident that he witnessed when he first moved to Hollywood from Honolulu, of an older lady and an overweight younger man mountain climbing a declare of steep begin air steps in the Hollywood Hills, bickering at every other your entire formulation up.
Produced as a One-Act play in 2019, the movie version of “Stairway to the Stars” explores the complex relationship between friends who’re enemies and enemies who’re friends. Lavergne is an rising older actress on the verge of mental and physical crumple. Tony is a younger ecstatic man of blind ambition and colossal proportions who has vowed to connect her lifestyles. The complex relationship between this oddest of irregular couples is laughable, tragic and deeply touching, revealing itself between the bottom of the stairs and the end.
Lorenzo’s movie is a tribute to Nathanael West’s “Day of the Locust”, the plays of Samuel Beckett, and to the limitless two-reel comedies shot in these very hills over 100 years ago.
Starring Sean Young & Quinton Aaron:
Westshire Films is contented to impart that the successfully-known actress, Sean Young (“Stripes”, “Blade Runner”, “Dune”, “No Scheme Out”, “Wall Avenue”, “Deadly Intuition”, “A Kiss Sooner than Demise”, “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”) is starring as ‘Lavergne’. Starring as ‘Tony’ is Quinton Aaron, breakout important person of “The Blind Aspect”, “Halfway”, with appearances in “Be Variety Rewind”, “Traded”, “Rock Paper Tedious”, and a entire lot of other movie & television initiatives.
“Sean and Quinton are the very best picks to bring these complex and essentially human characters to lifestyles,” says author/director DeStefano.
About Lorenzo DeStefano-Filmmaker
Creator/Director Lorenzo DeStefano is a Hawai’i-born playwright, screenwriter, novelist, producer and director. He’s a member of the Directors Guild of The United States and former member of the Motion Describe Editors Guild. He has worked in the U.S. and U.K. Theater, written fiction & non-fiction, normal screenplays, and diversifications. He has produced and directed goal documentaries (“Talmage Farlow”, “Los Zafiros-Song From The Fringe of Time”, “Listening to is Believing”), story motion footage (“Shipment Day”, “The Diarist”), and network television (“Life Goes On”).
PROJECT WEBSITE www.stairwaytothestarsfilm.com
2021 NARRATIVE SHORT FILM AWARD – From The Heart Productions:
From The Heart Productions, the non-profit cinema activist organization, announces that “STAIRWAY TO THE STARS” has been awarded the inaugural Roy W. Dean Short Film Grant for 2021. The grant is awarded to a reside circulation or bright short fiction movie that’s uncommon and that makes a contribution to society. Creator/Director Lorenzo became once chosen over 400 candidates worldwide to receive this prestigious award, which comes with a generous money prize and accumulate true of entry to to important in-model and discounted items and providers from movie alternate donors.
“We are very livid to have this unprecedented mission as our first recipient of the Roy W. Dean Short Film Grant. ” commented Carole Dean, President of From the Heart Productions. “Lorenzo confronted tough competition from many pretty initiatives from other very proficient filmmakers. We discover out about ahead to seeing his mission executed.”
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