August 4, 2016
Isabelle and Jean Luc are a normal, uptight Parisian couple in search of a way to spice up their marriage. So they travel to the one place in the world known for it’s bebachary… Williamsburg, Brooklyn. But after a week of sad orgies and other uneventful sexual mishaps, Isabelle makes one last stand when she answers an ad on Craigslist. But what they find when they arrive is far less sexy and far more confronting of what really is wrong with their marriage.
Kirsten Russell began as an actress in Miami, Florida where she attended the Performing and Visual Arts High School. She attended California Institute of the Arts before leaving for New York City where she spent many years performing off Broadway and eventually began her own theatre company. She made guest appearances on several TV series and starred in the critically acclaimed films “Virgil Bliss” and “Milk And Honey”. In 2006 she wrote, produced and directed her first film short, “Valentines”. She followed it by writing and directing her award-winning feature, “Rabbit Stories”. Then wrote and directed her six-time award-winning short film “Universal Language” that was shot in Paris in 2013. She then finished her next short, “Like Totally Hot Couple Seeking Same” that she wrote and co-directed. Kirsten is also the playwright for the one-woman play “Pardon My French” which just finished it’s first run off-off Broadway in New York City.
She is currently writing and in pre-production for the short film, “Avignon” inspired by the Festival d’Avignon in the south of France, the feature “Something Wicked” inspired by her travels in Austria followed by an untitled piece to be shot in Iran.
Kirsten lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in New York City.
Marcel Simoneau hails from Quebec, Canada, he just completed acting in Marcus and the Dead Pets. and will be shooting Sarah is Not Her Name next month and was recently cast in the feature film Foreigners. He also had the opportunity of acting in Universal Language in France this last year, Other film credits include: Zenith, Stranger, The Rebound, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Kinsey, Thru, Trapped Girl. TV credits include: Gotham, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Fringe, Law & Order, Ed, Great Performances and Strangers with Candy. Marcel has appeared in numerous Off and Off-Off Broadway plays, My First Time, Modigliani, Pvt. Wars and others. He also does Voice-Over work in English, French and Spanish. Marcel also recently completed directing his second film Le Village is now playing in festivals. His film Two People He Never Saw, which he co-directed and co-produced with Kevin Corrigan, also played and won in a few festivals. He has studied at with Maggie Flanigan, at NYU & Columbia Universities and the Lee Strasberg Theatre.
Country of Origin:United States
Country of Filming:United States
Film Language:English, French
Runtime:17 minutes 5 seconds