Date scene from PIT STOP with Amy Seimitz.

CAST: 
Bill Heck, Marcus DeAnda, Amy Seimetz, John Merriman, Alfredo Maduro, Corby Sullivan
SYNOPSIS: 
Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter. On the other side of town, Ernesto evades life at home with his current live-in ex-boyfriend by spending much of his spare time in the hospital with an ailing past love. Impervious to the monotony of their blue-collar world, they maintain an unwavering yearning for romance. The emotional isolation the two men have grown accustomed to is captured in a subtle, optimistic, poetic fashion while avoiding melodrama.
PRESS:
"A movie of considered silences and deliberate pacing, superbly acted and surprising in its cumulative power." -Village Voice
"A finely nuanced portrait of two gay men in a small Texas town slowly finding their way toward each other... performances are first rate." -Variety
"With its restrained handling of potentially soap-sudsy material, Pit Stop recalls the groundbreaking 2010 film The Kids Are All Right." -New York Times
"One of the very best narrative features at Sundance this year..." -San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Absolutely lovely... Pit Stop has a quiet and moving sincerity that creeps up on you and will linger in your mind long after the credits roll." -indieWire
"Yen Tan’s gift for long takes and his comfort with silences makes demands on the audience that films ought to make — and pays them back with a surprising happy ending." -Film Quarterly
"The performances in this film run the full gamut of emotions, but I was amazed at just how natural they felt..." -Awards Circuit
"Emotionally raw, unrelentingly honest, and dramatically feasible, here's a terrifically acted romp that deserves a lengthy art house run." - CultureCatch
AWARDS:
Dallas International Film Festival – Texas Grand Jury Prize
Nashville Film Festival – Louis LeQuire Award for Best Screenplay
Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – HBO Film Award,Best Full Length Feature
Outfest –  Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film
ImageOut – Honorable Mention Jury Award
NOMINATIONS:
John Cassavetes Award, Independent Spirit Award

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