Discussing the shot.
DP Annette Haellmigk and I watch the monitor.
Discussing the shot with Keno Deary and Sonya Maddox. Emilie Porter does make-up.
Checking focus on Bianca Lopez.
Our Lola Mae’s band: Rickey Williams, Curtis “Smooth” Gray-Woods and Alexander Brooks Parker
Sonya Maddox plays Rose and sings all her songs in the movie. Here she is being tempted by Keno Deary.
My storyboard artist William Mitchell always has a cameo in my movies.
Younger Rose (Bianca Lopez) finds her voice onstage at the juke joint Lola Mae’s. Curtist “Smooth” Gray-Woods plays the harmonica.
“God’s Gift” (Rico Anderson) toasts Younger Rose (Bianca Lopez).
A poster for the show at the juke joint featuring Sonya Eddy who plays the house singer.
Discussing our day with miracle 1st AD Carey Dietrich.