George KALPA (Inaway Productions), Gene KALPA (Inaway Productions), Sean MCINTYRE (Callumny Films)
TAGLINE: Ask not what art can do for you. Ask them what they’re willing to do for their art.
Like flies on a wall, we join ALITHIA watching as they arrive to play at prominent inner city venue in Melbourne, Australia. At face value TIBOR, JONNIE, JEFF, DANNY and VAL are good mates – seasoned professionals who go about the business of set-up and sound-check with a minimum of fuss.
Sean MCINTYRE (Callumny Films), Nicky MURPHY (Rare Amazing)
TAGLINE: You’re invited to the party. The house party that is, was or will be your 20’s.
PLOT OUTLINE: An American exchange student who has pressing obligations with the immigration department finds herself trapped at a house party in Paris which she cannot leave.
SMELLS LIKE: Clerks meets Dazed and Confused meets Snatch
WHOSE EYEBALLS: teenagers, males and females aged 15 to 35
THEMES: Fashion & trends, Post coming-of-age, life transitions: coming of age/self acceptance from adulthood to maturity, pros and cons of partying, The line between socialising and judging
In this twisted, bilingual coming-of-age tale, various stories of youthful affection collide at a promiscuous Parisian house party of nonchalant 20-somethings.
Leatherdaddy is a micro-budget indie film in English & French inspired by Aussie classic ‘Wake in Fright’ as well as Kevin Smith’s ‘Clerks’ and Richard Linklater’s ‘Dazed and Confused’.