TRAILER

LOGLINE

A young woman slowly losing hope while caring for her aging father and their broken down farm meets a charismatic young man on a cross-country road trip, who falls for her and asks her to come with him. In confronting the heart-rending choice to leave her father, Mary is forced to confront the real issue keeping her from having a life of her own. 

 


Starring Rome Brooks and Matt Bush (from the TV show "The Goldbergs")

 


Runtime: 84 minutes

QUOTES

"A film from the heart. Beautifully told and beautifully acted."
Thom Noble - Academy Award Winning Editor - THELMA AND LOUISE

"An illuminating film with resonant messages of hope and change."

Matt Brunson - Film Frenzy (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)

"A film of immense charm, humor and hope." 

Logan Taylor - Film Programmer - SXSW

"Matt Bush is a refreshing change as a romantic lead."
Joel Fisher - BRWC  (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)

"The Wake of Light has won a string of audience awards and it's easy to see why."
Daniel Eagan - Film Legacy (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)
"I know Matt Bush from The Goldberg's. He's fantastic in this film."
Audience Member - Rendezvous Film Festival
"The film's stunning photography works perfectly."
Alejandro Turdo - EscribiendoCine  (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)
"A visual treat that touches hearts to re-awaken hope .
Kathleen Haney - Program Director - Worldfest-Houston
"What an indie should be."
Tony Macklin - Las Vegas Film Critics Society  (Rotten Tomato Approved Critic)

NICHE MARKETS

1. FANS OF THE TV SHOW "THE GOLDBERGS"
2. FEMALE BABY BOOMERS, SUBURBAN OR RURAL, SINGLE, WIDOWED, MARRIED
3. FEMALE CAREGIVERS, 30-65 yrs
4. ADVOCATES OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT, FEMALE, 30-65 yrs
5. VALUES AND FAITH MARKET, FEMALE, 30-70 yrs

AWARDS / NOMINATIONS

*WINNER - AUDIENCE FAVORITE - KNOXVILLE FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST OF THE FEST - ANGAELICA FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DOMESTIC FEATURE FILM - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - PLATINUM AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM - WORLDFEST HOUSTON
*WINNER - BEST FEATURE FILM - RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR - RENJI PHILIP - SILICON BEACH FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR - RENJI PHILIP - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR - RENJI PHILIP - RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - CULVER CITY FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
*WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MATT BUSH - WORLDFEST HOUSTON
*WINNER - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MATT BUSH - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST FEATURE FILM - WORLD MUSIC AND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - MAVERICK AWARD IN INDEPENDENT FILM - METHODFEST FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - HOBOKEN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - CHRISTIAN INTL FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST LEAD ACTRESS - ROME BROOKS - WORLD MUSIC AND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - WILLIAM MORTON - COBB INTL FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - RAINER LIPSKI - HOBOKEN INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - RAINER LIPSKI - COBB INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - RAINER LIPSKI - RENDEZVOUS FILM FESTIVAL
*SPECIAL MENTION FOR OUTSTANDING SCREENPLAY - RAMSGATE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL, UK
*NOM - BEST ACTRESS "MONICA VITTI AWARD - ROME BROOKS - BLOWUP FILM FESTIVAL
*NOM - BEST DIRECTOR "TARKOVSKY AWARD" - RENJI PHILIP - BLOWUP FILM FESTIVAL