Pit Stop (2013 film)

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Pit Stop
Pit Stop film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byYen Tan
Produced by
Written by
Music by
Edited by
Distributed by (US)
Release date
January 21, 2013
CountryUnited States

Pit Stop is an American drama film, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Yen Tan and written by Tan and David Lowery, the film stars Bill Heck and Marcus DeAnda as Gabe and Ernesto, two gay men in a small town in Texas, who begin to build a relationship via their interactions at the local gas station.[1] The film also stars Amy Seimetz as Gabe's ex-wife Shannon and Alfredo Maduro as Ernesto's former partner Luis, both of whom are still involved in their ex-partners' lives.

The film won the Texas Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 Dallas International Film Festival[2] and the Louise LeQuire Award for Best Screenplay at the 2013 Nashville Film Festival. It also screened within Maryland Film Festival 2013.


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