Sophia Takal Presents ‘Always Shine’ Starring Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin FitzGerald
Director Sophia Takal presents a thriller film call “Always Shine,” starring Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin FitzGerald.
This short, low budget film really focuses on the feminist exploration of women’s prescribed roles in Hollywood and beyond according to Kimber Myers of The Playlist. Movie lovers may be surprised on what angle they took for this film. Check out the trailer and full synopsis below as it releases in select cities on Dec 2.
Two women, both actresses with differing degrees of success, travel north from Los Angeles to Big Sur for a weekend vacation in Always Shine, Sophia Takal’s twisty, psychological drama. Both see the trip as an opportunity to reconnect after years of competition and jealousy has driven a wedge between them,but upon arrival to their isolated, forest retreat, the pair discovers that their once intimate friendship has deteriorated into forced conversations, betrayals both real and imagined, petty jealousies, and deep-seated resentment. As the women allow their feelings to fester, each begins to lose their bearings not only on the true nature of their relationship, but on their own identities.