Private Project

The Underhanded Free Throw

The Underhanded Free Throw is a moving drama about an affluent widow who has become disconnected from her family and her feelings. She is suddenly and unexpectedly challenged not only by a major secret from her past but also her intolerance of her son’s lifestyle. The walls she has built over the years to insulate her from her own realities begin to crumble.

  • Cynthia Wikler
    Coming Clean, Women of a Certain Age
  • Cynthia Wikler
  • Paula Kem
  • Cynthia Wikler
    Key Cast
  • Ameerah Briggs
    Key Cast
  • Steve Mitchell
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 20, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Cynthia Wikler

Cynthia Wikler discovered a passion for filmmaking late in life, while studying acting at Playhouse West - Philadelphia. During her four years of study there she wrote and directed three short films. "The Underhanded Free Throw" was filmed with other students at the school, during her last year of study there. (July 2017)

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