The Prisoner (2013 film)

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The Prisoner
The Prisoner poster.jpg
Directed byMahmoud Shoolizadeh
Produced byKim Murray
Written bySharon Y. Cobb
StarringPaul Bathen
Ryan Michael Murray
Scott J. Smith
CinematographyPeter Stahl
Edited byMahmoud Shoolizadeh
Release date
  • 2013 (2013)
Running time
20 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Mahmoud Shoolizadeh won the Best Short Film Award at the Hollywood CineRocKom International Film Festival, in Los Angeles, USA, 2013.

The Prisoner is a short fiction film directed by Mahmoud Shoolizadeh, and written by Sharon Y. Cobb in 2013, based on a short story that was written by Mahmoud Shoolizadeh. It has participated in several major international film festivals,[1] including the Montreal World Film Festival,[2] and East Lansing Film Festival.[3] Although the movie is based in Florida, it was totally shot in Coastal Georgia.[4] It won Best Short Film Award and Best Supporting Actor Award at Hollywood CineRocKom International Film Festival,[5][6] and won Honorable Mention Jury Award at Indie Fest USA International Film Festival.[1] It also became a nominee for Best Director at Hollywood CineRocKom International film festival[5][6] as well as Best Lead Actor and Best Supporting Actor at Red Dirt International Film Festival[1][7] The film has been discussed in local Newspapers and Magazines.[4][8][9]

Plot[edit]

Sonny and Dub once shared a cell together. Now Sonny is a free man keeping his life as simple and care free as possible. While Dub is on Death Row and sentenced to be executed in a matter of days, Sonny comes to visit Dub one last time. Dub has a last request - a dying request that hopes to entrust Sonny with.

Awards and nominations[edit]

5- Award for Best short fiction film at Hollywood Cinerockom International Film Festival, October 2013[5]
4- Award for Best Supporting Actor at Hollywood Cinerockom International Film Festival, October 2013[5]
3- Honorable Mention Jury Award at Indie Fest USA International Film Festival, October 2013
2- Nomination for the Best Lead Actor at Red Dirt International Film Festival, OK, USA, Oct 2013[1][7]
1- Nomination for the Best Supporting Lead Actor at Red Dirt International Film Festival, OK, USA, Oct 2013[1][7]

Festival Participations[edit]

12- Lucerne International Film Festival, Switzerland, Oct 2014[1]
11- Amelia Island International Film Festival, FL, USA, Feb 2014[10]
10- Hong Kong Cinerockom International Film Festival, Hong Kong, Dec 2013
9- Hollywood Cinerockom International Film Festival, CA, LA, USA, Oct 2013[6]
8- East Lansing International Film Festival, MI, USA, Nov 2013[3][11]
7- Red Dirt International Film Festival, OK, USA, Oct 2013 [1][7][12]
6- Indie Fest USA International Film Festival, CA, USA, Oct 2013[1]
5- Laughlin International Film Festival, NV, USA, Oct 2013[13]
4- Vagrant International Film Festival, Minsk, Belarus, Sept 2013[6]
3- Trinity International Film Festival, MI, USA, Sept 2013[1][14]
2- Montreal World International Film Festival, Canada, Aug 2013[2]
1- Gwinnett International Film Festival, GA, USA, Jun, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i http://www.sharonycobb.com/2013/09/21/short-film-the-prisoner-at-international-film-fests/
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-02. Retrieved 2014-05-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ a b http://elff.festivalgenius.com/2013/films/theprisoner_mahmoudshoolizadeh_elff2013#reviews
  4. ^ a b http://stmarys.firstcoastnews.com/news/business/87481-coastal-georgia-film-alliance-brings-award-winning-director-camden-shoot-prisoner#.URG1kKWyTel.facebook
  5. ^ a b c d http://www.cinerockom.com/#!awards/cee5
  6. ^ a b c d http://members.jacksonville.com/news/georgia/2014-04-20/story/movie-producers-are-rolling-camera-ready-camden-county-thanks-coastal
  7. ^ a b c d http://www.reddirtfilmfestival.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/NOMINATIONS-for-2013-Red-Dirt-FF.pdf
  8. ^ http://www.thebrunswicknews.com/news/local_news/camden-county-ready-for-new-movie/article_74324ed8-9d45-5853-804e-94f36100a3be.html
  9. ^ http://georgiatrendblog.com/movie-filming-in-camden-county-georgia/
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-02. Retrieved 2014-05-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  11. ^ http://elff.festivalgenius.com/2013/films/page/6
  12. ^ http://www.reddirtfilmfestival.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/2013-SCHEDULE-AND-FILMS.pdf
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-28. Retrieved 2014-05-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  14. ^ http://trinityinternationalfilmfest.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_22.html

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