#20. Free Samples – Jay Gammill
An item we could easily see in the U.S Dramatic Comp, Jay Gammill’s quirky dramedy comes equipped with familiar Park City faces Jess Weixler, Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Ritter (Jesse and Jason co-starred in The Education of Charlie Banks – see pic above, legend Tippi Hedren and on the tech side had cinematographer Reed Morano (Frozen River, Little Birds).
Gist: Scripted by Jim Beggarly, Weixler stars a a law school drop-out who fills in as a server as a friend’s food truck, where she doles out free samples of ice cream. The job tests her patience, and while she figures out what to do with her life, she finds herself being courted by a young man (Eisenberg) whom she barely remembers from the night before.