The Lines in Their Faces

Eight people. Eight personalities. A zany ensemble piece that tickles the funny bone and has heart. Ambiguity is the name of the game as these down on their luck characters spill their guts.

  • Waide Riddle
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  • Waide Riddle
  • Waide Riddle
  • Hudson O' Brien
    Key Cast
  • Troy Mittleider
    Key Cast
  • Maggie Wagner
    Key Cast
  • Dave Lockhart
    Key Cast
  • Camille Montgomery
    Key Cast
  • Sean Patrick Irvin
    Key Cast
  • Joao Bounassar
    Key Cast
  • Diana Cotero
    Key Cast
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    Drama, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 29, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Palm Springs International Short Fest Film Market
    Palm Springs, California
    North American Premiere
Director Biography - Waide Riddle

"The Lines in Their Faces" is Mr. Riddle's sixth short film project.
His short screenplay, "THE WEB," a thriller, placed TOP 100 Semi-Finalist at Sundance Film Festival 2016 and made Official Selection/In-Competition at Sacramento Film Festival 2016.
His feature screenplay, "Dear Tom Hardy: i love you," is Official Selection at 3rd Street LGBT International Film Festival and Official Selection/Screenplay Finalist at Twister Alley Film Festival.

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Director Statement

"The Lines in Their Faces" is 50% scripted and 50% improv. I was blessed with a superb Team of actors who were skilled enough to know how to quickly interpret each vignette. I gave them plenty of room and I am very pleased.
Very thrilled and proud to have had permission to shoot in the Historic French Market Restaurant in WeHo. Sadly, the landmark closed in 2015 and is scheduled for demolition in 2017.