Lupe Ontivero’s last film 'Cry Now' Hits Amazon Video Direct
'Cry Now' a lyrical love story emerging form LA rockabilly and street art scenes, is being made available on Amazon Prime and VOD through Video Direct. Title marks the feature debut of Alberto Barboza a consulting producer and dialogue coach on five-time Daytime Emmy nominated Hulu series 'East Lost High.'
The film, produced by Cinético Productions in coproduction with Troy Entertainment, was part of NALIP signature program Latino Media Market on 2010. Nalipsters Miguel Angel Caballero, Luis Aldana and Jana Diaz Juhl are producers of the film along with Andrew Troy, Jen Wu and Archie Hernandez.
"It was exciting to develop a script that captured Los Angeles multiple personalities unknown and unseen to many. The characters of 'Cry Now' are both real and stylized and they move through this urban landscape with youthful urgency and grace. To see this film finally being available to a wide audience is an ode to hard work and perseverance.” Producer Jana Diaz Juhl commented.
'Cry Now' stars Miguel Angel Caballero as Vincent, a street poster artist who meets Luzy (Illiana Carter, 'Walkout,’ 'Primo'), a muse-like tattoo designer only to get chased by the energies of a highly motivated ex-girlfriend (Mina Olivera, 'Shrink').
'Cry Now' also features supporting performances by Alex Meraz ('Twilight', 'Suicide Squad') Sal Lopez, ('American Me.''Luminarias') and the last performance by the late Lupe Ontiveros ('Real Women Have Curves,' 'Desperate Housewives').
Sales agent: Princ Films.
"Fresh, exuberant! Inhabiting a distinct heightened magical street reality" - Christine Davila -- Indiwire.
"Deeply romantic, Chicano Rockabilly ode to artistic practice” - Roya Rastegar-- American Quarterly.
“A multifaceted and stylish portrait of the eclectic Latino/a urban realities rarely seen on the big screen” - Alegria Magazine