Directed by Ingrid Jungermann
93 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
Cast: Ingrid Jungermann, Ann Carr, Sheila Vand, and Annette O’Toole
Commitment phobic Morgan and her ex-girlfriend Jean are locally famous true crime podcasters obsessed with female serial killers. There’s a chance they may still have feelings for each other, but co-dependence takes a back seat when Morgan meets the mysterious Simone during her Food Coop shift. Blinded by infatuation, Morgan quickly signs up for the relationship, ignoring warnings from friends that her new love interest is practically a stranger.
When Jean shows Morgan proof that Simone may not be whom she says she is, Morgan accuses Jean of trying to ruin the best thing that’s ever happened to her. However, as she and Simone move into commitment territory, Morgan starts to notice red flags—maybe Jean was right, and Simone is not as perfect as Morgan’s made her out to be.
Morgan and Jean investigate Simone as if she were a subject of their podcast, they uncover disturbing clues— a death at the Food Coop, a missing friend, a murder weapon—leading them to suspect her not only of mystery but of murder. In the end, Morgan has to examine all the evidence in front of her: Is she just afraid of what it means to be in a relationship or is her life actually in danger?
Winner: Best Screenplay in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film–2016 Tribeca Film Festival, Best Screenwriting in a U.S. Feature–2016 Outfest: Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival; Honorable Mention: Outstanding First Feature–Frameline40
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