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Project of the Day: Young Adults Return to the Midwest in 'The Way the Crow Flies'

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire July 15, 2013 at 5:51PM

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."The Way the Crow Flies"Tweetable Logline:
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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.

"The Way the Crow Flies"

Tweetable Logline: 

A new film about young adults returning to the Midwest. "Home is not as far as you remember."


Elevator Pitch:

A woman inherits her family farm at a young age so she and her significant other decide to take over the farm instead of their previous plans to move to the city. The empty farm becomes a magnet for friends and neighbors. A story that explores the blurred relationships of people in their twenties along with the power of place and how it affects our actions.

Production Team:

Director: Shane Jensen
Writers: Shane Jensen, Tyler McClain
Producer: Matthew Yeager
Director of Photography: Miguel Drake-Mclaughlin

About the Production:

"We've all seen our fair share of 20-somethings films that take place in some metropolitan city. We want to show a slice of life of an almost forgotten demographic: those who stay in the small towns they were born in. Lately I've been inspired by the filmmakers who go back to where they come from to examine the influence it has has on their aesthetics and story telling. We've got a talented group of mid-westerners turned Brooklynites. so were going back to the homeland on this one." -- Shane Jensen

Current Status:


Pre-production.

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