2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Claire in Motion

Tuesday, March 15
10:45AM - 12:08PM

Alamo Lamar C
1120 S Lamar Blvd


Hashtags: #sxsw #claireinmotion

Three weeks after Claire’s husband has mysteriously disappeared, the police have ended their investigation and her son is beginning to grieve. The only person who hasn’t given up is Claire. Soon she discovers his troubling secrets, including an alluring yet manipulative graduate student with whom he had formed a close bond. As she digs deeper, Claire begins to lose her grip on how well she truly knew her husband and questions her own identity in the process. Claire in Motion twists the missing person thriller into an emotional take on uncertainty and loss.

Section: Narrative Feature Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2016
Runtime: 83min

Director: Lisa Robinson, Annie J. Howell

Executive Producer: Kevin Hight, Elizabeth Hight, Yael Melamede, Mary Beth Peil

Producer: Lisa Robinson, Annie J. Howell, Jenny Deller

Screenwriter: Lisa Robinson, Annie J. Howell

Cinematographer: Andreas Burgess

Editor: Jim Isler

Production Designer: Emmeline E. Wilks-Dupoise

Sound Designer: Lewis Goldstein, Tom Ryan

Music: Xander Duell

Additional Credits: Co-Producer: Ryan Cunningham, Costume Designer: Naomi Wolff

Principal Cast: Betsy Brandt, Chris Beetem, Zev Haworth, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Sakina Jaffrey


Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell’s debut feature, SMALL, BEAUTIFULLY MOVING PARTS, premiered at SXSW in 2011 and went on to play festivals and art house theaters across the nation, winning several awards including the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Sales Agent: Visit Films

Public Film Contact
Lisa Robinson
Sacha Pictures

Publicity Contact
Jim Dobson



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