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"The Grace of Jake"
From crop dusters to gospel churches, Grammy nominated director
Chris Hicky's debut feature captures the heart & soul of the
Fresh out of prison, drifter musician JAKE steals a car and says
goodbye to California. His destination is Palestine, Arkansas,
population 678. It’s here where his father lives and works as a crop
duster pilot, and Jake holds him responsible for all of life's troubles-
failure, jail, the death of his mother. Jake returns with the
intention of revenge, but once he arrives to this small town, big things
start to happen. Jake soon becomes part of a colorful ensemble cast
that is as authentic and soulful as it gets, and it's here where he'll
find his redemption.
Chris Hicky (Writer/Director/Producer): Chris is a Grammy nominated
music video director best known for directing many of Keith Urban's
videos. Hicky has also directed videos for many other artists in the
country music genre, including Dierks Bentley, Kellie Pickler, Deana
Carter, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Faith Hill, and Miranda
Michael Wiebler (Producer)
About the Production:
"This movie is the culmination of every good thing that has been a part
of my life- family, movies, music, spirituality, farming, literature,
and grace. I am so excited to be able to come home and direct my first
feature film." - Hicky
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