Sunlight Jr (2014)

Director: Laurie Collyer
Main Cast: Naomi Watts, Matt Dillon, Norman Reedus, Tess Harper
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Age Rating: 6 L,N,S
Runtime: 134 mins. / 2 h 14 m

From writer/director Laurie Collyer (SHERRYBABY) comes an intimate and intense love story about a young couple at odds with the American dream. Set in the underbelly of usually sunny Florida, Melissa Winters (two-time Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts) works as a cashier at the local convenience store, SUNLIGHT JR. She lives in a seedy motel with her boyfriend Richie (Academy Award nominee Matt Dillon), a former television repairman who lives month to month on his government disability check, spending most of it at a neighborhood tavern. When their lives taken a sudden turn in a new direction, they are forced even more so to examine the realities of both of their lives, and to face some tough choices about what lies in the horizon. Produced by Charlie Corwin (THE SQUID & THE WHALE), Ariel Elia (THE EXIT ROOM) and Andrea Roa (DRINKING BUDDIES). The film also stars Norman Reedus (AMC's THE WALKING DEAD) and veteran screen actress, Tess Harper.