South of Pico

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South of Pico
Poster of the movie South of Pico.jpg
Directed byErnst Gossner
Produced byEric Presley
Richard Marcus
Ernst Gossner
Written byErnst Gossner
Richard Marcus (story)
StarringKip Pardue
Henry Simmons
Gina Torres
Giovanni Lopes
Jimmy Bennett
Christina Hendricks
Paul Hipp
Ken Davitian
Music byJohn Swihart
CinematographyRichard Marcus
Edited byJessica Kehrhahn
Release date
  • October 25, 2007 (2007-10-25) (American Black Film Festival)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States

South of Pico is a 2007 drama film written and directed by Ernst Gossner set in Los Angeles.


In present-day Los Angeles, a chauffeur, a waitress, a doctor and a young boy each deal with life’s daily challenges. They find themselves at the scene of an accident the moment it happens. This becomes a defining moment in their lives.



The film premiered at the American Black Film Festival in October 2007.



South of Pico was shot in various locations around Los Angeles. The story is inspired by a fatal road rage incident in Chicago 2003; a similar case happened in 2007 in Austin, Texas.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Thomas-Pluch Script Prize 2009". (mentions Ernst Gossner)

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