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INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Ben Epstein on His Soul-Stirring Feature Directorial Debut ‘WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE’

Gravitas Ventures release Ben Epstein‘s (“In the Vault,” “Happyland”) feature directorial debut, the coming-of-age drama Who Are You People this February 24th.

Written and directed by Epstein, and starring Ema Horvath (“The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” What Lies Below),  Devon Sawa (Final Destination, Hunter Hunter, “Chucky”),  Yeardley Smith (“The Simpsons,” Maximum Overdrive), Peter Parros (“Real Genius,” “Knight Rider”), Siddharth Dhananjay (Bloodshot, “Undone”), Reid Miller (Joe Bell, “You”),  with John Ales (“Euphoria,” True Story”), and Alyssa Milano (“Charmed”, Commando), Who Are You People tells the story of 16-year-old Alex (Horvath), who, after a bungled attempt to seduce her teacher, flees boarding school to go off in search of her biological father (Sawa), who her mother (Milano) and presumed father (Ales) had kept a secret from her. On finding, him she soon lears the deep, dark secret of her roots.

To celebrate the film’s imminent release, CinemaChords sat down with Epsteinto discuss the genesis behind the film and why he felt now was the time to make thhe jump to direct his first feature film.

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