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Synopsis: Featuring TikTok star, Jennings Brower, and Westfield IFF Director, Gina Marie Rodriguez, Cruel and Unusual Therapy is a funny and sexy, seven-minute break from reality. In the midst of a therapy session, Lianne (Rodriguez) struggles to focus on anything other than her abnormally attractive psychiatrist (Brower).

Language

English

Run Time

7 minutes

Starring

Jennings Brower (Therapist)
Gina Marie Rodriguez (Lianne)

Directed by

Gina Marie Rodriguez

Written by

Gina Marie Rodriguez

Edited by

Bill Drummer

Cinematographer

John Marean

Director's Bio

Gina Marie Rodriguez is an award-winning screenwriter, director, and actress based in NY/NJ. Her foray into filmmaking began at a young age as a way to avoid public speaking in school. From there, it grew into a love of telling stories and creating new worlds. Rose and Pearl Entertainment was born not long after, producing films about life, love and everything in between. Her work centers on female-driven comedy with a healthy blend of humility, humor, and heart.

She boasts a Bronze Remi win from Worldfest Houston, Best Female Filmmaker from the Cosmic Film Festival, and a Best Actress in a Comedy from the Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival alongside nominations from the Golden Door International Film Festival, Official Latino Film and Arts Festival and Los Angeles Cinefest among others.

Gina is also a festival founder and director. In 2013, she founded the Westfield International Film Festival (formerly the Rahway IFF) whose mission it is to call attention to and encourage the artistic endeavors of women and minorities, whose work is often overlooked, and in so doing fully advocate for equality. Offering fellow filmmakers a safe space in which to present their art to the public and celebrate their hard work and passion has been one of the highlights of her life. Under the non-profit umbrella of Big Dreams & Silver Screens, the organization also hosts the first and only film festival in New Jersey dedicated to films both by and for artists 18 years old and younger – Big Dreams Youth Film Festival.

Production Year

2019

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