Interview: PRODIGY Is Classic Science Fiction Storytelling

[images: Prodigy Film LLC]

There is a very dangerous young girl inside a secret government facility, intelligent in a way that is both exhilarating and terrifying, and unless one man can find a way to reach her…

Prodigy is a independent feature film about what makes us human, and recalls – intentionally – the classic style of The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits. Just as those TV shows often told stories that were actually more about the characters than the science fiction frames they lived in, PRODIGY takes the viewer into a character study of two smart, damaged people whose conversations may be the death of both of them.

Alex Haughey – one of the two writer/directors of the film, alongside Brian Vidal – stopped by The Bunker before the Kansas City Filmfest last week, where he talked about the inspirations and processes behind making Prodigy. Covering everything from the crucial – and somewhat unexpected – casting of star Savannah Liles as the titular character, to where the film and its creators go next, after all the great festival response.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86xoDbnk6Kk

Check out the trailer here:

Prodigy screens next on Monday, April 24th, at 8:15 PM at the RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in Riverside, CA.
For more info about the film, the cast and the crew: http://www.prodigy-movie.com

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