Told from three points-of-view, SCALENE is a perceptual thriller that revolves around a mother's revenge after her mentally-challenged son is accused of a sexual assault by his student caretaker. This critically-acclaimed independent film has been applauded for its strong performances, gripping storyline, and unique structure that takes audiences on a movie-watching experience they have never had before.
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Recently named “One of our finest character actresses” by PEOPLE Magazine, Margo Martindale was born in Jacksonville, Texas. Always a busy actress, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play, for her Broadway debut performance, as Big Mama in a 2004 revival of Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF opposite Ashley Judd, Jason Patric and Ned Beatty, for which she earned rave reviews. Having acquired nearly 80 Film & Television credits, Margo has been seen and featured in such iconic productions as DAYS OF THUNDER, DEAD MAN WALKING, LORENZO’S OIL, RIDE WITH THE DEVIL, MILLION DOLLAR BABY, SECRETARIAT, and is currently receiving rave reviews, and early Emmy buzz, as Mags Bennett on the hit F/X series JUSTIFIED.
Hanna won the hearts of moviegoers around the world at ten years old, with her gentle portrayal of Jenny, the febrile young abuse victim who grows up into the title character's friend and lover (Robin Wright Penn), in Robert Zemeckis' modern classic FORREST GUMP. Hall returned to cinema under the aegis of Sofia Coppola for her poignant big-screen directorial debut, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES. The actress achieved her next major coup in 2007, when she played Judith Myers, the ill-fated teenage sister of psychopath Michael Myers, in Rob Zombie's horror remake HALLOWEEN.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Adam Scarimbolo began acting at the early age of fourteen, and is quickly becoming a regular on the indie film scene. Best known for portraying the tortured Guiseppe in the Sundance smash A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS, Adam went on to win Best Actor at Spain's 2006 Gijón International Film Festival and Best Esemble at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Adam's credits include CHAPTER 27, LYMELIFE, and most recently STAKE LAND.
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