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Finding Norm(al)

A compelling break-up drama that explores our protagonist’s inner turmoil.
4/5

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Ashton Pina’s short drama, penned and led by Nathaniel J. Ryan, delves into the intricate aftermath of a breakup, exploring the inner psyche of the dumpee. Ryan’s portrayal of Norm, grappling with the aftermath of his separation from Dean (Sebastian G. Ruiz), is both poignant and compelling. The film delves into the complexities of heartbreak, revealing Norm’s struggle to accept the end of his relationship and the battle with his internal thoughts.

Norm’s pent-up anger is cleverly depicted, adding layers to the character study. Sebastian G. Ruiz effectively conveys Dean’s discontent, enhancing the emotional depth of the narrative. The film is well-acted and boasts a nicely written script that navigates the nuances of a gay breakup with sensitivity.

Commendable cinematography by Nile Garcia elevates the film to professional quality, with well-framed shots that enhance the emotional resonance of each scene. The exploration of Norm’s journey encompasses themes of sexuality, moving on, and the potential pitfalls of entering the dating scene too soon. Ashton Pina crafts a compelling short film that not only entertains but also delves into the complexities of relationships and personal growth.

Brief Synopsis

Norm attempts to move on after a bad break-up, which forces him to make some tough decisions.
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Credits

Director(s): Ashton Pina
Writer(s): Nathaniel J. Ryan
Cast: Broderick Clavery, Eli Ellz, Jarvis Griggs, Nathaniel J. Ryan, Robin Green, Sebastian G. Ruiz, Shana Salzberg
Producer(s): David J. Cork, Glenn Quentin George, Nathaniel J. Ryan
Director of Photography: Nile Garcia
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Runtime: 8 min

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Finding Norm(al)

A compelling break-up drama that explores our protagonist’s inner turmoil.
4/5

Review

Ashton Pina’s short drama, penned and led by Nathaniel J. Ryan, delves into the intricate aftermath of a breakup, exploring the inner psyche of the dumpee. Ryan’s portrayal of Norm, grappling with the aftermath of his separation from Dean (Sebastian G. Ruiz), is both poignant and compelling. The film delves into the complexities of heartbreak, revealing Norm’s struggle to accept the end of his relationship and the battle with his internal thoughts.

Norm’s pent-up anger is cleverly depicted, adding layers to the character study. Sebastian G. Ruiz effectively conveys Dean’s discontent, enhancing the emotional depth of the narrative. The film is well-acted and boasts a nicely written script that navigates the nuances of a gay breakup with sensitivity.

Commendable cinematography by Nile Garcia elevates the film to professional quality, with well-framed shots that enhance the emotional resonance of each scene. The exploration of Norm’s journey encompasses themes of sexuality, moving on, and the potential pitfalls of entering the dating scene too soon. Ashton Pina crafts a compelling short film that not only entertains but also delves into the complexities of relationships and personal growth.

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Brief Synopsis

Norm attempts to move on after a bad break-up, which forces him to make some tough decisions.
Finding Normal Gay Short Film

Credits

Director(s): Ashton Pina
Writer(s): Nathaniel J. Ryan
Cast: Broderick Clavery, Eli Ellz, Jarvis Griggs, Nathaniel J. Ryan, Robin Green, Sebastian G. Ruiz, Shana Salzberg
Producer(s): David J. Cork, Glenn Quentin George, Nathaniel J. Ryan
Director of Photography: Nile Garcia
Animation:

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Runtime: 8 min
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