Leigh (Jason Perini) is a luckless single man who sets his standards low when it comes to romance. When he knocks on the door of his blind date, Miranda (Geraldine Hakewill), he is disappointed with her beauty. Leigh’s unexpected disapproval leads Miranda to make some unlikely confessions that teach them both to raise their standards.

  • Ben C. Lucas
  • Jason Perini
  • Jason Perini
  • Geraldine Hakewill
    Key Cast
  • Jason Perini
    Key Cast
  • Ashley Barron
    Director of Photography
  • Scott Walmsley
  • Adrian Hauser
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    4 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 31, 2014
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    8,000 AUD
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    Digital Sony F55
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Director Biography - Ben C. Lucas

Ben C Lucas is an award winning Australian director and writer with a background in game design, history and literature. After working on games releases for Pinnacle and Warner Bros. in the US Ben moved into screenwriting and won the prestigious ZTudio What IF? Award for his screenplay ALL FLESH MUST BE EATEN. He went on to direct internationally screened shorts and television before his first feature film, WASTED ON THE YOUNG, premiered and received an Honorable Mention at the Sydney Film Festival and went on to screen at numerous festivals around the world, including Toronto, Pusan, and SxSW. Released by Paramount in Australia, Momentum in the UK andIndomina in the US. Ben is currently lining up his next feature projects including THE DEVIL’S STAIRCASE with Macgowan Films, THE NOBLE PATH with WBMC and the Robert Cormier adaptation FADE with Entertainment One.

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Director Statement

Always looking for an opportunity to sharpen the skills in collaboration with talented hard working professionals like Jason and Geraldine, it was an easy decision to step into Casa del Suenos. If 90% of a film is in casting then I knew we were in good hands. We looked for the simplest and most elegant way to tell this gentle story of two people finding acceptance and kept it classic.