A tale of young adulthood in a time of confusion, ‘Falling Uphill’ documents the life of two strangers who move in together after posting an ad on Craigslist. Nicknamed a “a quarter life crisis” by the filmmakers, the characters experience a time in life that seems to have no rhyme or reason. When the real world seems to be too daunting to handle, these young people must learn to stay afloat amongst the fear of broken dreams and missed opportunities.
Written and directed by Richard J. Bosner, the film encompasses the emotion felt by a new generation of young individuals. A self proclaimed lover of storytelling, Bosner illuminates an issue that seems to be mounting amount young adults currently; the in between period of establishing oneself as an adult and attaining security. With the unrest of the economy and the decreasing amount of jobs available, qualified young adults are ending up unemployed. This struggle to find oneself and achieve success while maintaing financial stability ultimately affects the emotional life of people in this stage. Beautifully crafted, ‘Falling Uphill’ unearths this issue and how it effects the relationships of people trying to find out who they are.
‘Falling Uphill’ will be showing at the United Film Festival – LA on Tuesday, May 1st at 9:30pm at the Los Feliz 3. Click the link below to buy tickets, you will not want to miss this wonderful film!