USA | 2021 | 84‘ | Colour | SPANISH PREMIERE
Dirección/Direction: Kit Zauhar. Guión/Script: Kit Zauhar. Fotografía/Cinematography: Owen Smith-Clark. Montaxe/Editing: Kira Dane. Música/Music: Richard Phillip Smith. Son/Sound: Samantha Morris, One Thousand Birds. Intérpretes/Cast: Kit Zauhar, Scott Albrecht, Vivian Zauhar, Isabelle Barbier, Henry Fulton Winship, Audrey Kang, Derek Zheng, Jackson Crook, Shirley Huang, Richard Lyntton. Produción/Production: Kit Zauhar, Andrew Nadkarni, Jason Wang. Produtora/Production Company: Rooster Films, Modern Pleasures.
Actual People is an adventurous anthropological study of the millennial and Gen Z generations. In this boundary-pushing story about twenty-something womanhood, Riley, with clumsiness and frustration, is forced to confront escalating anxieties about her love life, family, and future as a biracial Asian American girl in her final week of college.
Kit Zauhar is an Asian-American writer, director, producer and actress from Philadelphia currently living in Chinatown, NYC. Her work explores intimacy, lust, loneliness, small victories and everyday humiliations. Her writing ranges from creative non-fiction to sci-fi screenplays. She directed the short film Helicopter (2016). Her first feature, Actual People (2021), premiered at Locarno Film Festival 2021. She also acting reels upon request. She is in pre-production for her second feature, 2 Men 2 Women.
Locarno 2021. Concorso Cineasti del Presente
Milano FF 2021. Passagi. Aprile Award