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Laurie's Poem: a true story

An old woman vividly recalls a day from her adolescence.

Featuring an autobiographical poem from the book "That Little Coker Boy", narrated by the author Laurie Coker.

  • Peggy Schott
    Director
    Directorial Debut
  • Laurie Coker
    Writer
    Books - "That Little Coker Boy", "Tattersall", "School Daze"
  • Peggy Schott
    Producer
    Fear the Walking Dead, Vindication
  • Laurie Coker
    Producer
  • Kevin P Schott
    Producer
  • Birgit Schroeder
    Producer
    Remember Me, The Calm Before
  • Laura Galt
    Producer
    The Prom (Broadway), Remember Me
  • Avi Lake
    Key Cast
    “Laurie”
    A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Abigail Crettenden
    Key Cast
    “Little Laurie”
  • Kyle Nored
    Key Cast
    “Jimmy”
  • Laurie Coker
    Key Cast
    “Grandmother”
    A Dogwalkers Christmas Tale
  • Laura Galt
    Key Cast
    “Mother”
    Charlotte & Charlie
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Peggy Schott

Peggy Schott is an actor known for her role of Tess on AMCs "Fear the Walking Dead" and Becky Travis on the Amazon Prime series "Vindication".
"Laurie's Poem" is her directorial debut.

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Director Statement

“Laurie’s Poem” is a true story from the early 1950s in Sherman , Texas.

The film is unique in that it is an autobiographical poem beautifully combined with visual images. Two creative art forms coming together.

The author, 74 year old actress/poet/teacher Laurie Coker narrates the poem . . . “An old woman vividly recalls a day from her adolescence.”

The film was created by an all woman directing/producing team and was shot in Seguin, TX with assistance from the San Antonio Film Commission.

The Lead Actress is Avi Lake who plays Isadora Quagmire in the Netflix Original "A Series of Unfortunate Events" with Neil Patrick Harris, lives outside of Seguin, Texas.