All Films • Drama, Short Films, 26-May-2021
During a lonely summer break, a teenage girl explores her sexuality via a dating app. Matthew Brennan directs “Summer Vacation,” an intimate snapshot of Alice, a high school runner who goes on a series of dates and struggles to feel any sort of passion. When Alice runs into an old friend, Jill, home from college for the summer, they rekindle their relationship and it opens up the possibility for a deeper connection. Simple but evocative, the film gets wonderfully natural performances from its two leads, offering a wealth of emotion and complex tenderness. -KA. Written / Directed By: Matthew Brennan. Cast: Sammy Bluth, Peyton Michelle Edwards, Kelvin Oppong, Mark Nilon. Director Of Photography: Caleb Weiss. Edited By: John Grenham: Produced By: Rachel Bass. Assistant Director: Jared Biunno. Production Designer: Bria Josephs. Sound Mixer/Boom Operator: Phil Kral, Pat Birk. 1st Assistant Camera: Matt Iacono. Gaffer: Philip Stuvecke, Make-Up: Hailey Reese.
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