By Don Simpson | August 17, 2012
Strand Releasing recently released writer-director Justin Lerner’s Girlfriend on DVD in the United States. The DVD release includes a BBC Interview with writer-director Justin Lerner and a couple of behind-the-scenes features: “The Making of Girlfriend‘ and “The Scoring of Girlfriend“.
Writer/Director: Justin Lerner
Starring: Amanda Plummer, Jackson Rathbone, Shannon Woodward, Evan Sneider
Synopsis: Winner of the Audience Award at Gotham Independent Film Awards, Girlfriend is a moving, coming-of-age drama that explores the nature of love and human compassion. Evan (Evan Sneider), a young adult with Down Syndrome, lives with his mother (Amanda Plummer) in a poor, working-class town. He unexpectedly inherits a large sum of money and decides to use it to help out his friend, Candy (Shannon Woodward), a single mother in dire financial straights. Girlfriend subverts conventions, presenting a fresh take on love, struggle and family in contemporary society.
Strand Releasing provided Smells Like Screen Spirit with this exclusive 2:15 clip from Girlfriend for our loyal readers to enjoy… Check it out!