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Left Hook Ladies Club

A group of 1950s housewives attend their weekly meet up in the woods where, under the guise of an ordinary picnic, they have formed a secret boxing club.

  • Alexandra Miller
    Director
  • Alexandra Miller
    Writer
  • Kiara Simmons
    Producer
  • Nia Baker
    Key Cast
    "Barbara"
  • Sophia Goodin
    Key Cast
    "Betty"
  • Brittany Shonka
    Key Cast
    "Cheryl"
  • Caden Hollander
    Director of Photography
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Historical, Sports
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 2, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,250 USD
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Southern California
Director Biography - Alexandra Miller

Writer and director Alexandra Miller is an LA native who is studying Film & TV Production at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. She has written feature length plays, countless short film scripts, and is currently writing a limited series set during the fall of the Roman Empire. After working as a crew member on several shorts, she recently made her directorial debut. Her dream is to be a television writer to share previously unheard women's stories in an authentic and beautiful way, as well as support other artists in their pursuits to bring some heart to Hollywood.

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Director Statement

This world maintains the essence of 50s culture while existing two degrees outside of historical reality. This club is a place of hazy blue skies, overgrown grass stained with blood, with pastels, lace, bruises, and bloody noses. Instead of the toxically masculine, repressed anger-fueled world of men’s boxing, the women’s boxing is full of joy and freedom. Every head-spinning hit is accompanied by an adrenaline-filled giggle and every match ends in a proud group hug.

These diametrically opposed ideas work in harmony to a space of absolute freedom that everyone deserves to find a version of in their own lives.