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BUOY
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BUOY
 
NY Premiere

Director: Steven Doughton

United States, 2012, 80min
Format: Digital
Festival Year: 2014
Category: Feature Narrative
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Winner: Best Actor Female Feature

Cast:  Tina Holmes, Matthew Del Negro
Crew:  Executive producers: Michael Brophy, Holly Cundiff, Leslie Durst, Todd Haynes, Tina Holmes, Mark McGee, Jonathan Raymond, Dorie & Larry Vollum, Mike Wheeler & Linda Brown - Producer: Ike Martin, Kevin Sullivan, David Cress - Casting: Bill Bailey - Editor: Lindsay Utz - Production Designer: Joanna Bean Martin - Cinematographer: Starr Whitesides - Score: Ben Darwish
Email:  steve.doughtongmail.com
web:  buoythemovie.com

synopsis
A married mother of two, unexpectedly pregnant with her third child, answers the phone to hear a voice from her distant past. Against the backdrop of various subjects - his narrow escape from a sinking fishing vessel, her deep loneliness as a parent, their shared and complicated history - the 80-minute conversation reveals the deeper stories of their selves, at the same time it explores universal questions: What does it mean to be a good person and to live your life well? How do you keep your disappointment inand envy foranother persons life choices from standing in the way of your love for her or him? Is it possible to forgive betrayals of the past as you commit one in the present?

director
Steven Doughton is a writer and director from Portland, Oregon. He studied drawing and painting in college and in 1983, moved to New York's East Village where he soon began making short films. In 1986 Doughton and artist David Wojnarowicz collaborated on the short film Around Clown. Doughton has directed music videos for Aphex-Twin, The Voluptuous Horror Of Karen Black and Marianne Nowottny. He was a cinematographer for Iara Lee's documentaryModulations and has shot music videos for Iggy Pop, Blonde Redhead, Pavement, and Alan Vega. In 2011 he directed the music video for No One Is (As I Are Be) from Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks album Mirror Traffic. Buoy is his first feature-length movie.
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