Amy Semitz • 2012 • USA
Amy Semitz's feature film debut is an astonishing, atmospheric portrait of two lovers.
Crystal and her boyfriend Leo drive through the endless mangrove fields, trailer parks and suburban panoramas of the Gulf Coast with something sinister in their trunk.
Filmed on location in her hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida, actress Amy Semitz's (Upstream Color) feature film debut is an astonishing, atmospheric portrait of two lovers who have, for better or worse, taken destiny into their own hands. Sun Don't Shine premiered at AFI Fest, Turin, Vienna, Maryland, and SXSW, where it won a Special Jury Prize.