Synopsis: Leigh Parrish, a likeable, small-town girl, now famous actress, takes increasingly drastic steps to protect her fame.
Genre: Thriller
Director(s): Robert Cuffley
Production: MTI Home Video
  7 nominations.
93 min


(Man sighs.)

- (man):
So, xvhafs the deal'?

How many people here'? Seriously.

- (woman):

Mke 200,000 maybe.

- (man):

Welcome to Tmytown.

You could fit this whole place,

this x-vhole town,

just right in your pocket,

couldn't you?

- So, I'm thinking about making

a demo reel

avith me talking to celebrities.

You know, shop it around

and, uh:

to a bigger market. Is she here?

- Not yet.

- OK

And, uh. be sure

to teH me when--

- The minute she pulls up. Yes.


- (man):
I Knox-v. I'm assuming

they're gonna be throx-ving you

a parade or something, right?

Something like that?

Wait are they'?

- (woman):
No. - (man) Oh

Do you want them to?

'Cause I can make that happen.

I xvill make that phone call,

I will get the parade,

Mam Street happenmg.

-(woman) That's--

that's what scares me.

(Man mughs.)

- Excuse me, darling,

what's your boss's name'?

- Steve Sherwood.

- Sherwood'?

- Shem-mod.

- All right.

Where can I find Steve Sherwood?

- Oh, I'm here. Whcfs calling?

- Callum. Leigh's manager.

- Callum. Hi.

- Tell me, Steve, what kind of

numbers you guys get'?

- Um, 16, 16,000.

- What if I told you

I can more than quadruple that

for today's shoxv?

Mort Heimer, hes a friend of mine. I could

get him to spin this across the Midwest.

- Wow.

- But if I'm gonna do that

I need you to push

the local angle hard, OK'?

How-q Leigh's from a small town,

she's still one of you,

yadda yadda. Can you do that')

- Mm-hmm, mm-hmm

- Great, great. Also,

Leigh's mom is going to call

while you're on the air, five minutes into

the interview or something. it's a surprise.

- SuraAll right.

- Thanks. Yeah, yeah, this is Clallum.

The air is nice, though. It's fresh and clean.

- Everyone please 'welcome

Leigh Parrish.


: What's this? What's

that building right there'?

- (woman):
A .. slaughterhouse

I think.

: Lovely.

- OK, OK!

: Any mountains

or anything?

- (woman):

- (CaHum):

- (woman):

- (CaHum):
None anywhere?

- (uvornan):
No mountains,

just prairies.

: Prairies. All right.

- (xvoman):
I never said you had to come.

- (Callum):
No, no:

I'm just yanking your chain.

- Got you up there and...

- Look at me and my curly fro.

(peome laughing)

I loved it here.

: I Knox-v you did.

And, believe me, this is gonna

look really good.

Leigh Parish returning

to her roots.

The obscurity

she was plucked from.

- Steve?

Hi! I'm Leigh.

Thank you so much

for inviting me.

- You know, I've been c--

- Oh


(scribbling uvith pen)

- Yeah, no, very excited,

she's very excited.

- Here you go. Sorry. excuse me

just one second. sorry.

- Sure, yeah,

I'll be right here.

: OK, great,

thank you.

- Was that--

- No, he said today or tomorrow.

Just try to relax. Trust me.

If this xvorks out,

MM buy you a yacht.

or a cottage. maybe.

Or you can buy me

a cottage perhaps.

Yeah, this is Callum.

Oh. OK.

Uh-huh. Yeah

- Five minutes, everybody.

Five minutes.

- OK. See you in a few minutes.

- Yeah. OK.

'Cause I grew up on a farm,

so we'd have like chickens--

- Did you chop the head off?

- No, my dad would butcher them;

I xvoulch-but I did not 'want

to be present during that.

- (Steve):

- (man):
Stand by...

On five four, three. two. .

- So, you've made your career

by playing the--

for lack of a better description--

squeaky-clean heroin Chants-lie.

Now, ChanteHe xs great--

don't get me wrong--

but I guess

that I want to know. .

Ever want to play the bad girl

for a change'?

- Um, you Knox-v,

if I was offered the right part,

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Robert Cuffley

Robert Cuffley is a Canadian film director and screenwriter. He began with music videos, directing over 40 in all, before moving into short films, and later, drama. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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