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Road-Tripping Sisters Discover More Than Just the Midwest in ‘Different Flowers’

Road-Tripping Sisters Discover More Than Just the Midwest in 'Different Flowers'

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Different Flowers

Logline: Millie and Emma are sisters with a rocky relationship who are each stuck in their ways, and bring out the best – and worst – in each other. When Emma helps Millie run out on her wedding, they embark on an adventure neither could have anticipated.

Elevator Pitch: 
"Different Flowers" is a girl-powered ode to the Heartland, full of kooky characters, honesty, and heart. It’s inspired by the relationships and surroundings of Morgan’s adolescence in Kansas City, Missouri. It’s part comedy of errors, part family drama, part road trip movie. Featuring two strong female protagonists and a host of other colorful characters, at its core the story is about following your heart and learning to grow up. It’s also a love letter to the heartland. The hot Missouri summer is a silent third character, creating trouble and opportunity with its open roads and sometimes too-intimate town life.

Production Team:
Director – Morgan Dameron
Director of Photography – Jordan McNeile
Producer – David Karp
Associate Producer – Alisa Naso
Editor – Nate Orloff (Associate Editor – "10 Cloverfield Lane")
Colorist – Juan Ignacio Cabrera ("10 Cloverfield Lane," "Quantum Break," "Transformers: Age of Extinction," "Star Trek: Into Darkness," "Prometheus," etc.)

About the Film:
I grew up in Kansas City and spent summers on my grandparents’ farm in Moberly, Missouri. When I got a full scholarship to the USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, I left my hometown to pursue my dream of directing in Los Angeles. I’ve had shorts play in festivals worldwide, and have been lucky enough to help some big blockbuster movies get made. But I was still yearning to tell a story that drew on my own experiences, and I knew the Midwest was the perfect backdrop, with a relationship of two very different sisters at the center.

Current Status: Pre-production, fundraising.

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Comments

Lori Marx

This sounds like a great premise for a film that I would want to see! I love the idea of a film being developed with women in mind. The midwest locale is charming and will make an authentic film. I can’t wait to see this film!!

Diego

I would totally see this! As a midwestern kid myself, I´m curious to see how you portray all the quirks of the region.

Mallory

I really want to see this film! We need more strong women in leading roles. Love that it’s a Midwest story and that you’re connecting with your roots. You sound very accomplished and the right person to tell this story. Good luck!

Marlene

You sound like a brilliant young lady! I can’t wait to take my family to see this film. My granddaughter’s name is Emma so she will love it. Sending love and prayers from Missouri.

Joe

Sounds awesome! Good luck to you

Rusty

I love this!

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