Spare Change (film)

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Spare Change
Directed byJonathan Talbert
Arturo Guzman
Produced byAnthony Fanelli
Chris Huse
Written byStephanie Mathless
StarringLissa Lauria
Elyse Levesque
Release date
  • February 14, 2015 (2015-02-14) (Hollywood Reel)
  • August 4, 2015 (2015-08-04) (VOD)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States

Spare Change is an American comedy independent film directed by Jonathan Talbert and Arturo Guzman. The film made its premiere at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival on February 14, 2015 where Elyse Levesque took home the award for Best Supporting Actress.[1] The film was released worldwide on VOD and Digital Download on August 4, 2015.[citation needed]


After getting fired from her job by her boss Sheila, millennial Jane is unable to find stable work. So along with her best friend Lily, they hatch a plan to feign homelessness to make a quick buck; finding different, creative ways to get money from strangers. Although successful at first, when Jane befriends an actual homeless girl, Elizabeth, along with her ex-boyfriend Aaron showing up back in town to work with non-profit homeless shelters, Jane's life quickly begins to unravel.



  1. ^ "Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival". Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival. Retrieved 20 July 2015.

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