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A Superhero Loses His Powers in ‘Superpowerless’

A Superhero Loses His Powers in 'Superpowerless'

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Tweetable Logline: A coming-of-middle-age-story: a superhero loses his powers and must adjust to a new life.

Elevator Pitch: “Superpowerless” is a coming-of-middle-age story about a superhero who loses his powers after turning 40 and who must adjust to a new life. Why should teenagers have all the angst?

Production Team:

Duane Andersen, Director/Writer/Producer/Editor
Dave Boyle, Editor
Yukie Hashimoto, Producer
Alun Lee, Producer
Bill Otto, Cinematographer
Dominic Mah, Screenwriter

About the Film: The genesis of this film began when actor Josiah Polhemus and I met in the first grade. As kids we would make super-8 movies when ever we had free time. Years later we reconnected to discover we were still both pursuing our dreams, myself as an independent film producer and Josiah as an actor. We immediately started preparing for when we could make a movie together; myself as the director, and he as the lead. “Superpowerless” is a lifelong dream realized. It is about the dreams that disappear as you age, and the dreams you cling to at all costs.

Current Status: Two weeks left with a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for post (music, color, sound, effects).

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