BACKSTROKE is a short thriller drama written and directed by Robbie Barclay, starring Josefine Christofferson, Shemar Jonas and Tom Frank. The direction of photography is by Daniel April and the original score is by Dylan Glatthorn. For the full credits click here.
Two runaway teens steal a car with dreams of heading down to Florida, but things take a dark turn after a dangerous game.
Robbie Barclay is a director and writer living and working in Brooklyn, NY. He is known for Dope City (2015), Get Down (2013) and Backstroke (2017). Skipping the traditional festival route, Backstroke debuted straight online at Short of the Week and featured as a Vimeo Staff Pick.
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