A short film by Vanessa Query.
Speedie Ryan is a slacker.
One day, everything changes.
This is the story of what a young man will do for the love of his life.
- Made possible by a grant from the Yellow Springs Arts Council
- Test-screened in Yellow Springs, Ohio on August 2, 2009 as part of Summer in the Springs
- Screened at the Clones Film Festival film tent at the Flat Lake Festival in Co Monaghan, Ireland on August 15, 2009
Watch the Movie: Part 1
Watch the Movie: Part 2
Watch the Trailer
Watch special features.
Read the production blog.
Directed, produced, photographed, and edited by Vanessa Query
Screenplay by Vanessa Query
Based on a short story by Mike McCormack
“Amor Vincit Omnia” from Getting It In The Head
CAST (in order of appearance)
Lee Johnson as Speedie Ryan
Donna Lynn Johnson as Mrs. Ryan
Olivia Byrnes as Abbie Crayn
Jason Sine as Sammy
Kurt Miyazaki as Speedie’s boss
Shane Creepingbear as Speedie’s co-worker
Jack Layh as Mr. Ryan
Marlee Layh, Jake Kintner, and Rosemary Byrnes as Abbie’s friends
Boom operators: Ashley McNeely, Rosemary Byrnes, Sarah Blanton, and amy batchman
Make-up: Jake Kintner
Craft services: Karen Russell, Corrine Bayraktaroglu
Production assistant: Jessica Welsh
“Tastee Freeze” “Baby” “Kitch” “Xtian”
from Utilities Included, 2003
“The Triffid Lamps Of Bellingham” “Raps-S-Scallions”
from Know Your Station Gouger Nation, 2006
“Bathrooms, Boxes, Binary” “Queers Bash Back” “I Hate February”
from You’re Alive, 2007
“Walk Away” from Foz E.P., 2008
Michael Casselli/ Yellow Springs Arts Council
Emporium Wines and the Underdog Cafe
Yellow Springs Senior Center
Yellow Springs News (media sponsor)
Adult Correctional Institute (ACI), Cranston, RI – photo by BILL BRADEN
shot on location in YELLOW SPRINGS, OHIO, 2009