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Ditching Cars to Define Relationships in ‘Nobody Walks in LA’

Ditching Cars to Define Relationships in 'Nobody Walks in LA'

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Nobody Walks in LA

Logline: “Nobody Walks in LA” is the story of two old friends who, faced with decisions that cannot wait, put their lives on pause for a day and do the unthinkable…walk around Los Angeles. 

Elevator Pitch: 
Becca is called over to Miles’ parents house to snap him out of a shattered relationship. Inspired by the first day they met in high school, they abandon cell phones and cars, and walk, Metro, bus, and bike through the neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Midway through the journey, Miles and Becca each reveal they had crushes on each other in high school – just at different times. Nighttime finds them riding all over LA on bicycles until their journey ends where it began, yet with one more question: the nature of their relationship. 

Production Team:
Writer/Director: Jesse Shapiro
Producers: Jeremy Elliott & Sarah Jane Satow
Cinematographer: John Frost
Editor: Adam Huebner 

About the Film:
This film is my love story to Los Angeles. Quite frankly, New York has enough of them. LA serves as both foreground and background to the story of two friends sorting out their lives and their relationships. Much of Miles and Becca’s conversation represent my thoughts, questions, and concerns about life, love, family, religion, and friendship. I attempted to represent those internal thoughts and questions as honestly and accurately as possible with dialogue that truly represents my generation and how my friends and I talk to one another. 

Current Status: Raising funds for music licensing and funds for pop-up screenings.

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