When working on a creative project like this, I become so emotionally invested that it’s hard to be objective. Good news flies me to the stars. Bad news sinks me to the bottom of the ocean. To spare you from the boring details on how each of these events warmed or broke my heart, I’ve decided to make a list. Just the facts, nice and tidy.
A thought on passion. It is such an important part of diving into creative projects. Why else would you commit to something that will take up your time and your energy (and probably your money and sanity) with a low chance of any reward? We had three people who were passionate about making this film. Fantastic.
But while passion is important, it’s only part of what you need.
Curtains is the story of four women in their 50s and 60s (Mae, Charlotte, Patty and Delores) who come together one stormy evening to play poker, share stories of their days as circus performers, and remember a dear friend. Through their conversation over an ordinary poker game we learn of their extraordinary lives.
Our writer looks back over her favourite moments from her trip back home — and while the shenanigans may be typical for our writer, they are definitely not typical.
Jeepers, what a crazy few months! I have so many heartwarming, intellectually stimulating, morally reassuring and devilishly funny stories to share. You see, after my last post on September 19th (where I wrapped up my road trip) I had the best of … Read more →