The Blue lizard to debut at Stony Brook Film Fest July 26th.

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Fred Carpenter makes his 13th independent feature directorial with, The Blue Lizard, an intense drama mixed with dance and action. The film will debut at the Stony Brook Film Festival on Friday, July 26 at 10:40 P.M.

THE BLUE LIZARD

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Fred Carpenter makes his 13th independent feature directorial with, The Blue Lizard, an intense drama mixed with dance and action. The film will debut at the Stony Brook Film Festival on Friday, July 26 at 10:40 P.M. Set in New York’s Blue Lizard Lounge, Paul Regina (It’s My Party, TV’s The New Untouchables) stars as Nick, a mob hired hand sent to investigate the theft of five million dollars taken from the club. Nick’s life takes a turn when he confronts Donna DeCianni (Marie, Deadly Sin), who stars as Ariana, his ex-lover and co-manager of the club about the stolen cash. Unfortunately for Nick, his expected meeting with Ariana brings up old emotions that leads them both down a violent path.

Described by Carpenter as “Casablanca meets Flash Dance,” Weintraub/Carpenter Productions in Association with Austin/Shepherd Ltd. present, The Blue Lizard. In addition to Regina and DeCianni, The Blue Lizard stars Joel Weiss (Undisputed, The Warriors) as Sammy the psychopathic co-manager controlling the illegal operations in the club, Wings Hauser (The Insider, A Soldier’s Story) as Little G an underworld mob boss seeking to take over The Blue Lizard, Charles Sessions (Marie) as Billy a corrupt police detective, Dafna Galili as Joy the flamboyant bartender, Fred Carpenter (Small Kill, Murdered Innocence) as Jason the sleazy drug fiend.

Produced and directed by Fred Carpenter, The Blue Lizard was filmed in Long Island, NY and was written by Carpenter, Lee Kolinsky and Gloria Shepherd. Associate Producers are Dick Austin and Gloria Shepherd, Executive Producer is Leonard Weintraub. Cinematography by Thom Ross with editing by Carpenter, Doug Brown and Paul Regina.

WEINTRAUB/CARPENTER         AUSTIN/SHEPHERD LTD.

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