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Project of the Day: ‘Somewhere in the Middle’ Uses the Rashomon Effect and Improv to Tell Three Relationship Stories

Project of the Day: 'Somewhere in the Middle' Uses the Rashomon Effect and Improv to Tell Three Relationship Stories

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Somewhere in the Middle

Tweetable Logline:
The second feature film by Lanre Olabisi (dir. of “August the First”), based on improvs with the New York Independent Film Collective.
Elevator Pitch:

“Somewhere in the Middle” is a comedic drama that charts the interconnected lives and loves of three New York City professionals. It weaves in and out of three seemingly disparate, disconnected relationships, re-telling the same events from varying perspectives. Layers of relationship, motivation and emotional dishonesty are peeled away as the characters struggle with love, sexuality, insecurity, and infidelity until all of the involved parties are left on entirely new and unsteady ground.

Production Team:
Writer/Director – Lanre Olabisi (Writer/Director AUGUST THE FIRST)
Producer – Gabriel Sedgwick (Producer AUGUST THE FIRST, THE KIDS GROW UP, LIVE FREE OR DIE)
Cinematographer – Piero Basso, AIC

About the Production:
“We want to make movies for people like us — if you are the type of person who likes films, but never really identify with any of the characters in them, then you are the person we are making movies for. This film was born from the improvs with the New York Independent Film Collective and the goal of the group is to create a repertoire of honest thought provoking films that speak for people who are not often spoken to in mainstream film.” — Lanre Olabisi

Current Status:

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