Writer/director Lauren Pruitt’s short film Highsmith offers a brief glimpse into the private of the Fort Worth-born author Patricia Highsmith. This two-hander stars Leslie Langee as the author of The Talent Mr. Ripley and Daniel Hershberger as her suitor. The Austin-based Lauren Pruitt worked as assistant camera on Bob Byington’s 7 Chinese Brothers and the short films Skunk and the Cannes-bound Stunt Fighter. Leslie Langee previously appeared in director Kat Candler’s Jumping Off Bridges. Highsmith will screen 10 a.m. May 1 during the Hill Country Film Festival in Fredericksburg. Writer/director Lauren Pruitt joins Leslie Langee during this interview.
Aired: April 30, 2015
Web sites: https://www.facebook.com/highsmithfilm and http://www.hillcountryff.com/