Exclusive: Interviews with the Cast of ‘Don’t Come Back from the Moon’ at LAFF

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HNS attended the red carpet for upcoming indie film Don’t Come Back from the Moon at the LA Film Festival last week. Check out our exclusive interviews below with the director and the cast!

Directed by: Bruce Thierry Cheung
Screenwriter: Bruce Thierry Cheung, Dean Bakopoulos
Producers: Jay Davis, Lauren Hoekstra
Cinematographer: Chananun Chotrungroj
Editor: Joe Murphy
Music: Johnny Jewel
Cast: Jeffrey Wahlberg, Zackary Arthur, Alyssa Elle Steinacker, Cheyenne Haynes, James Franco, Rashida Jones


In a dusty town at the edge of the world, the men of a small community begin to vanish, one by one. Theories about their whereabouts swirl through the ether as their wives and teenaged children wait for their return. The teens are left to fend for themselves, without fully understanding what survival entails. When his father disappears, fifteen-year-old Michael does his best to comfort and support his mother and young brother. But when the time comes, will he stay to rebuild from the ruins of the past generation, or will he leave to find his own future?
    
With beautiful cinematography, Bruce Thierry Cheung’s directorial debut spins a haunting, fable-like narrative that is both elusive and completely captures the state of America today.

Director Bruce Thierry Cheung:

 

Zackary Arthur:

 

Alyssa Elle Steinacker:

 

Anthony Ontiveros:

 

Cheyenne Haynes:

 

Scott Crane: