'Then Again', New Feature Film Explores Issues Related to Small Towns and following dreams.
Then Again is a film about a young girl's journey to discover her life's passion. Ayan Pratap's directorial debut is an important film in the sense that it leaves us with a profound connection with a part of ourselves which may not have been satisfied or even explored yet.
Online PR News – 01-October-2012 – Los Angeles, CA – Director, Producer Ayan Pratap has completed production on his directorial debut film 'Then Again'. The feature film is Pratap's take on life in small towns and the challenges it sometimes presents for pursuing creative endeavors. 'Then Again' is an important film in terms of the subject matter it discusses which affects millions of people around the world.
'A small town girl's journey to discover her life's passion'. The film explores life from the eyes of a creative person and the hurdles one's enviroment can create in the path of following dreams. For different people, the hurdles are different. Physical, financial, family or mental, whatever the hurdles may be, 'Then Again' gives a lot of hope for people who have buried their dreams because someone said 'NO'.
'Then Again' was written by Jim Suthers while the story was Co-developed by Suthers and Pratap. The film stars Aleece Jones in the lead role of Alexandria Carlson with John Michael Herndon playing John Carlson as Alex's Dad and Christophe' Ivins playing Chuck Crowley, the world famous photographer and prodigal son who comes back to the small mining town of Cooper Flats and inspires Alexandria to further her dream. Film's music and soundtrack is composed and arranged by Ryan Richko.
The feature was shot in Southern California with a total time frame of 1.5 years from early development all the way through post production and completion. Then Again has been submitted to a dozen national and international film festivals for 2013 including the Sundance Film Festival.
"Making of Then Again was a true satisfying organic experience", said Pratap. Directing the first feature is always memorable and especially when it highlights important issues in society, he mentions. Pratap concludes that "Then Again is a very interesting blend of art and commerce, while still being a reflection of the society we live in. Every film has constraints like we did. We are happy that we were able to tell an important story with these constraints that is connecting with more and more people, which is evident in their reactions at the screenings."
Film's website: www.thenagainthefilm.com
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