A young boy wrestles with a deepening sense of remorse after the sudden disappearance of his friend. When those close to him begin to question his involvement, he is forced to make a life-altering choice.

»Kudzu« is a coming-of-age story that explores the anguished mind of a fearful child. Themes of friendship, guilt, and redemption are examined against the backdrop of a scorching summer in the rural South of the US.

Kudzu poster
Title
Kudzu
Director
Connor Simpson
Country
USA
Length
15 min
Festival
2017
Section
Short Film Competition
Language
English
Subtitle
English subtitles
Premiere status
World Premiere
Production year
2017
Original title
Kudzu
Cast
Jake Whipple, Nisey Woods, Casey Fuller, Caleb Burdette
Producer
Carver Diserens
Script
Connor Simpson
Music
Sumerlin Simpson
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