Fruit Fly

Fruit Fly

L.A. Renigen
Director: H.P. Mendoza Cast: L.A. Renigen
L.A. Renigen
, Mike Curtis
Mike Curtis
, Theresa Navarro
Theresa Navarro
H.P. Mendoza

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Overview

A woman searching for her parents goes on an unexpected journey of self-discovery in this comedy drama with music from filmmaker H.P. Mendoza. Bethesda (L.A. Renigen) never knew her mother when she was growing up; she was adopted by a family on the East Coast as a baby and has grown up wanting to know the truth about her birth parents. After a visit to the Philippines in search of her cultural identity, Bethesda has come to San Francisco, where she was born, in search of her mother. Bethesda, who is a performance artist, rents a room in a loft complex in San Francisco's Castro district, where she strikes up a fast friendship with a number of fellow artists living there. While Bethesda finds support and understanding from her new friends, she resents being regarded as a "fag hag," since the lion's share of her new pals are gay. However, as Bethesda is immersed in San Francisco's gay community and art scene, she begins to develop a greater understanding of herself and her identity, which has a powerful impact on her work. Also starring Mike Curtis, E.S. Park, and Theresa Navarro, Fruit Fly includes a handful of musical numbers featuring original songs by writer and director Mendoza; the film won the Audience Award at the 2009 San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/19/2010
UPC: 0807839004762
Original Release: 2008
Source: Tla
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 49,979

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
L.A. Renigen Bethesda
Mike Curtis Windham
Theresa Navarro Sharon
E.S. Park Karen
Aaron Zaragoza Jacob
Don Wood Tracy
Christian Cagigal Gaz Howard
Christina Augello Dirty Judy
Michelle Talgarow Geraldine
Casey Ley Mike
Sam Roemer Greg
Ryan Morales Manny
James Lontayao Kenji
Sohr Picart Auntie Josephine
H.P. Mendoza Mark

Technical Credits
H.P. Mendoza Director,Score Composer,Casting,Editor,Musical Direction/Supervision,Producer,Screenwriter,Sound Editor
Amy Y. Chan Art Director,Co-producer
Stephen Gong Executive Producer
Taro Goto Associate Producer
Rachel Grudin Makeup
Ethan Gunning Co-producer
Mark Del Lima Animator,Special Effects
Sapana Sakya Casting
Chihiro Wimbush Casting,Co-producer
Richard Wong Cinematographer
Donald Young Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Fruit Fly
1. Chapter 1 [1:14]
2. Chapter 2 [2:23]
3. Chapter 3 [6:06]
4. Chapter 4 [2:04]
5. Chapter 5 [1:09]
6. Chapter 6 [1:33]
7. Chapter 7 [2:35]
8. Chapter 8 [4:14]
9. Chapter 9 [1:20]
10. Chapter 10 [:49]
11. Chapter 11 [1:18]
12. Chapter 12 [1:56]

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