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by Indiewire
February 7, 2012 9:30 AM
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Project of the Day: A Curious 'Condition of the Heart'

"Condition of the Heart"

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.
 

Condition of the Heart

Tweetable Logline:

Diagnosed with a life-altering disease, a middle-aged woman moves to a remote cottage and falls in love with a creature from the lake.

Elevator Pitch:

"Condition of the Heart" is a winter tale of Lena, a middle-aged woman who has recently been diagnosed with a life-altering disease. In an attempt to come to terms with her transforming body, she leaves her home in the city and begins a new life at a remote cottage, where she falls in love with a creature from the lake.

Production Team:

Directors: Yonah Lewis & Calvin Thomas (AMY GEORGE, TIFF 2011)
Producers: Karen Harnisch (WE ATE THE CHILDREN LAST, TIFF 2011), Yonah Lewis & Calvin Thomas
Writers: Calvin Thomas, Yonah Lewis & Lev Lewis

About the Production:

"A monster film exploring both loneliness and fear, 'Condition of the Heart' is, more than anything else, a drama. Inspired by recent American microbudget productions, we aim to continue to make independent, personal films with a small set of dedicated collaborators. Our intimate working style allows us the opportunities to explore and discover with full creative control. Following the success of 'Amy George,' 'Condition of the Heart' is the next step for us as filmmakers, developing both our skills as technicians and as storytellers, as well as focusing on Canadian landscapes and cultures." -- Yonah Lewis

Current Status:

Pre-production.

For more information and to support this project:

Filmmaker Site
Kickstarter Page

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