Saturday, June 23, 2012

Red Corvette premiers at Franklin Institute as part of the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival 5

A crowd of over a hundred gathered at the Franklin Institute IMAX as Red Corvette revved up it's engine for it's Philadelphia premiere at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival. Red Corvette, as fast paced as the titular car, is the story of Cindy Reese, an angst ridden and lonely suburban high school senior. She can't wait to graduate and is crestfallen when a rival's sabotage makes her fail what was supposed to be her final year of high school. Cindy is forced to enroll in summer school where she meets sultry Bella Fagone, the daughter of a mob boss. The film focuses on the vulnerability of insecure teenage girls as Cindy, seduced by Bella's confidence and glamor, finds herself drawn into her new friend's world of sex, drugs, danger and, ultimately, death. The independent film is the creation of Philadelphia success story, Frank Lisi. Sarah Steele Wilson for #Pi5

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