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Falling Overnight

Conrad Jackson, USA 2011, 86’

Twenty-two year old Eliot has a brain tumor. Tomorrow, he will undergo a very risky operation to remove it. Eliot wants something special for what could be his last night, but doesn’t quite know what. When he walks into a coffee shop, he witnesses waitress Chloe lose her job. They make an instant connection. Chloe is also a photographer and she invites Eliot to a showing of her work later in the evening. Eliot accepts the invitation, setting off a chain of events that will make for a night of discovery. His illness seems almost insignificant until dawn begins to break.

Conrad Jackson’s feature film debut is independent American cinema in the vein of Marc Webb’s 500 Days of Summer. But, despite its inevitability, Falling Overnight is anything but downcast. Named best actor at the Nashville Film Festival, Parker Croft gives a captivating performance in the lead role.


Cinequest San José FF 2011 – nagroda specjalna jury / special jury award; Nashville FF 2011 – najlepszy aktor, najlepsza współpraca między reżyserem a kompozytorem / best actor, best collaboration between director and composer; New York VisionFest 2011 – nagroda za najwybitniejszy występ aktorski, nagroda Domani Vision Film Society / breakthrough performance award, Domani Vision award; Santa Cruz FF 2011 – nagroda publiczności / audience award; Sonoma Valley FF 2011 – nagroda jury / jury award

Conrad Jackson

Conrad Jackson is a director, screenwriter, camera operator and executive producer. He co-produced the television sitcom Freddie (starring Freddie Prinze, Jr.) for the ABC network, and co-created a number of television programs for MTV, Nickelodeon, The Sci-Fi Channel and Disney. His short film, LA Noir, received the audience awards for best cinematography and best direction at the Boston IFF. Falling Overnight is his feature film directing debut.


2007 LA Noir (kr. m. / short)

2011 Do rana / Falling Overnight

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director Conrad Jackson
screenplay Conrad Jackson, Aaron Golden, Parker Croft
cinematography Conrad Jackson
editing Conrad Jackson
music Marcela May Wojtczak, Vikas Kohli
cast Parker Croft, Emilia Zoryan, Barak Hardley, Millie Zinner, Jake Olson, Elizabeth Jackson, Nathalie Antonia
producer Jed Rhein, Elizabeth Jackson, George Valos
production DPO Productions, Cerebroscope Films, Dried Lemon Productions
sales DPO Productions
language English
colouration colour
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