Flower

A man loses himself in the beauty of a woman, but is it her beauty that ignites his suspicious behavior?

  • Lucas Ruderman
    Director
  • Lucas Ruderman
    Writer
  • Annemarie Bettica
    Writer
  • Rachel Wallach
    Writer
  • Rachel Wallach
    Producer
  • Tony Ely
    Producer
  • Santiago Castro Baiz
    Key Cast
  • Ali Rockwell
    Key Cast
  • Aaron J. Klein
    Key Cast
  • Lucas Ruderman
    Cinematographers
  • Arsalan Danish
    Cinematographers
  • Lucas Ruderman
    Editors
  • Joseph Saputo
    Editors
  • Caroline Serrano Lafontant
    Assistant Directors
  • Jose Haro
    Assistant Directors
  • Caroline Serrano Lafontant
    Art Direction
  • Michael Castaldo
    Color Grade
  • Jose Haro
    Sound Department
  • Joseph Saputo
    Sound Department
  • Yeyson Caballeros
    Sound Department
  • Jeremy Goldsmith
    Sound Department
  • Jose Haro
    Grip and Electric
  • Joseph Saputo
    Grip and Electric
  • Suyapa Hasbun
    Grip and Electric
  • Yeyson Caballeros
    Grip and Electric
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 8, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Golden Door International Film Festival
    Jersey City, NJ
    September 26, 2015
    Nominated: Best Student Film
  • YoFi - Yonkers Film Festival
    Yonkers, NY
    October 24, 2015
  • YoungFilmmakers Series
    New York, NY
    October 7, 2015
  • Reel East Film Festival
    Oaklyn, NJ
    August 22, 2015
  • SOL Film Festival
    Haverstraw, NY
    September 5, 2015
  • Nyack Film Festival
    Nyack, NY
    August 13, 2015
  • Manhattanville Student Film Festival
    Purchase, NY
    April 8, 2015
Director Biography

Lucas Ruderman has just finished his second year at Manhattanville College. He is self designing a major in film directing focusing on both the technical and creative aspects of film making. He directed films throughout high school and has completed two in college. "Flower" is the second since attending Manhattanville. He has been accepted into numerous local film festivals and won awards from the New York State Library for their video competition as well as from Rockland Community College in the high school category of their TV/Video Festival. He is currently in post-production of his new untitled film.

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Director Statement

"Flower" was an idea I had been playing around with for about a year before I decided to actually put it on paper. It's a character study on a man torn between love and deceit. However, his actions provide an interesting perspective of human behavior.