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Bare Bones

Jake Skylar's life was turned upside down when her intoxicated sister, Cassie, caused an accident that put Jake's best friend in a coma. When Cassie unexpectedly returns home a year later, Jake is forced to face reality.

  • Sara Rose Carr
  • Sara Rose Carr
  • Ben Samuels
  • Sara Rose Carr
  • Dee Musselman
  • Mae Ruling
    Key Cast
  • Cameron James Parker
    Key Cast
  • Sara Rose Carr
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Festival Angaelica
    Big Bear, CA
    United States
    September 23, 2017
    World Premiere
    Most Impactful
Director Biography - Sara Rose Carr

Sara Rose is a Los Angeles based filmmaker/playwright and graduate of Loyola Marymount University’s school of Film and Television. Her latest projects include the short films Bare Bones (official selection, Angaelica Film Festival 2017), Dennis (co-writer/co-director), Note to Self (co-writer/co-director), and Golden Age.

Sara is currently a story editor at Rainier Films, a production company dedicated to the outdoors and adventure, bridging the gap between work and play. Her pilot Conscripted was a finalist for Best Original Pilot at Film Outside the Frame (2016). When not writing and directing, she is often found on the yoga mat, or browsing Travelocity and Airbnb.

She eats a lot of beets and hates writing in the third person. She also likes meeting new people! Give her a little "hello" below.

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Director Statement

While the events in this story are fictitious, the lingering emotional state and struggle the characters face come from a place in my own life, as well as those around me, who have struggled with depression and a loss of hope. Bare Bones aims to ask the question: when tragedy strikes, how do we muster up the motivation to move onward?