Provo

a feature film by emma thatcher

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A self-destructive ex-Mormon finds out her estranged father is on his deathbed and road trips to Utah to reckon with her past.
 
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meet the crew

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From L to R: Sarah Franke, Hunter Bryant, Emma Thatcher, Ruby Que, Allison Torem, Neil Shukla

behind the scenes

stills from Provo

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where we begin:


we meet Liz, a down and out Chicago artist struggling with addiction. we follow her party hard, meet some friends & bootycall 

excerpts from Provo feature film lookbook:

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act I
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the mormon stepsister

Liz's estranged step sister calls to tell her their father is dying, and drops off a framed portrait of Joseph Smith-- a family heirloom their father wanted her to have

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the journey with a stranger 

Liz's friend with benefits, Geoffrey, sees the portrait and is intrigued. he convinces her to road trip to Provo, Utah to make peace with her past

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act II
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on the road

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act III

Utah

Geoffrey and Liz arrive at her cousin's on her mom's side & it's not how they thought it would be

detour in Wyoming

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intimacy

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an ex-Mormon who doesn't believe she deserves love

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influences & inspirations

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