Jillie Simon: Writer, Producer, Director and Key Cast
Ange Arabatzis: Writer and Director
Thomas Simon: Producer
Karen Irwin: Key Cast
Alexandra Foucard: Key Cast
Valentine Aprile: Key Cast
Chris Lazzaro: Key Cast
When Mia and Caroline reunite in a city park, they soon find out that the past is not always quite past. Conflicts are resurrected, sparks fly - and then things get complicated.
Jillie Simon is an actor, singer-songwriter, writer, director and producer who's performed nationally and internationally on stage and screen.
She wrote, co-directed, produced and played the lead role in her first narrative short film "Hungry", co-starring Oscar-nominee Eric Roberts. "Hungry" has won 11 awards so far (including five that Jillie won for Best Actress/Best Performance in a Film), two Honorable Mentions, a Semi-Finalist and 15 nominations in 32 festivals (and has just been invited into Festival Angaelica, in conjunction with Catalyst Creation, formerly ITVFest). Prior to that, she'd co-directed, co-produced and performed in two multi-award-winning music videos, "Legalize" and "So Many Ways (For Safe, Green, Sane Energy)". Her new film "A Chance", has begun it's festival journey, and just won Best LGBT Short or Feature at Action on Film Festival, Aug. 2019
Latest acting credits include a principal role in multi-award winning feature film “The Incoherents”, with Amy Carlson, currently in the festival circuit and in “Prince Harming”, an award-winning dramedy, by Marianne Hettinger, also currently in it's festival run. Past film roles also include a lead role in "You Have the Right to Remain Violent”, directed by the multi-award-winning Roberto Monticello, roles in indie film “Confess” by Stefan Schaefer (Best Screenplay, Hampton Film Festival), the Oscar-winning "A Beautiful Mind", directed by Ron Howard and the title role in romantic comedy short "Hannah Henri" by Akiva Penaloza. Television includes "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and a recurring role on "As The World Turns”. She also played in comedy web-series “Gail’s New Boyfriend” (New Media Comedy) which will premiere on Amazon Prime and just finished acting in a proof-of-concept short for FBI/Mafia thriller mini-series "Infiltrated" and a proof-of-concept short for upcoming feature "Imitate The Sun", directed by the Emmy-winning William Electric Black.
-Off-Broadway work includes performances at the NY Public Theater ("Blues"), in "Tony & Tina’s Wedding", and playing Marilyn Monroe in "Marilyn”, with Jack Mulcahy as JFK, BritFest 2005. Regional theater work included performing with Marlo Thomas at the Cleveland Playhouse. Jillie has also performed with other luminaries such as Marion Seldes (Players Club), Austin Pendleton (Cornelia St. Cafe), Joyce Randolph (New Dramatists) and with Tom Wopat, playing his sixth wife, in a reading of Larry Beinhart's screenplay, “Divorce”, at The Directors Company, directed by Michael Parva.
She’s performed improv shows and sketch at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade, UCBeast and the NY Comedy Club and been a Guest Teaching Artist at NYU Tisch School of Arts and in John Pallotta's NY acting classes. www.jilliesimon.com