Small Town Remedies

Comedy, Drama
96 mins
United States
English
Winner
  • FFTG AwardJury Choice Best Feature Film (Comedy) - R.W. Perkins, Andy Carrasco, Andrea Dratch
  • FFTG AwardBest Director - R.W. Perkins
  • FFTG AwardBest Actor - Ty Sells
  • FFTG AwardBest Actress - Andrea Dratch
  • FFTG AwardBest Supporting Actor - R.J. Wagner
  • FFTG AwardBest Supporting Actress - Sally Knudson
  • FFTG AwardBest Cinematography - Andy Carrasco

Small Town Remedies is a dramatic comedy about siblings, Lita and Evan, who are forced to put their troubled personal lives on hold to help their alcoholic mother through a relapse. Eventually, Lita and Evan are compelled to deal with their own possible addictions, as this emotional tale of a family coming to grips with their substance abuse issues will leave you laughing and crying, often at the same time.

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Director's Interview

Title: 

Small Town Remedies

Original Title: 

Small Town Remedies

Production Year: 

2020

Director: 

Cast: 

Andrea Dratch – “Lita” (Crash and Burn Stories)
Ty Sells – “Evan”
Sally Knudsen – “Carlee ”
R.J. Wagner – “Micah” (Crash and Burn Stories)
Marc Brown – “Vincent”
Brittany Noel Wright – “Addie”
Art Razo – “Dr. Middleton”
Erica Boston West – “The Neighbor ”
Jeff MaGee – “Alfee”
Jordyn Wagner – “Kiki”
Keehnan Anderson – “Bodie”

Producer: 

R.W. Perkins (Crash and Burn Stories, The Big Wait), Andy Carrasco (Crash and Burn Stories), Andrea Dratch (Crash and Burn Stories)

Writer: 

R.W. Perkins

Editor: 

R.W. Perkins

Dir. of Photography: 

Andy Carrasco

Sound Design:

R.W. Perkins

Festival: 

Category: 

Feature Film

Country: 

United States

Language: 

English

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Director's Statement

Writing Small Town Remedies was extremely personal to me. While I’ve never struggled with addiction myself, I’ve lived with it most of my life. My father battled with substance abuse, and I have many memories of that as a child. Later, as an adult, I faced addiction again in my personal life. So I understand the subject and the genre well. I also knew that addiction as a narrative has been well covered, but the story I wanted to tell didn’t focus solely on the addict but the entire family. While the subject was important to me personally, what drove me to write the movie was that I felt I had a unique take on a very familiar subject.

R.W.Perkins

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