Don't Be a Hero

Don't Be a Hero

Lizzy Jo, who still lives with mom at age 45, battles her loneliness and boredom by robbing banks in the guise of a cowboy on her lunch break. But after the adrenaline rush wears off, she still has to deal with her deeply unhappy life. Inspired by a true story. Starring Missi Pyle.

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Director:  Pete Lee
Executive Producer:  Jonathan Duffy, Kelly Williams, Colin Shane Hakes
Producer:  Judy Craig
Screenwriter: Pete Lee
Cinematographer: Drew Daniels
Editor: Pete Lee
Production Designer: Margaux Rust
Sound Designer: Jeremiah Moore
Music: Kelly McFarling
Principal Cast: Missi Pyle, Ashley Spillers, Lew Temple, Ann Gee Byrd, Hojo Shin, Link Ruiz
Additional Credits: make up and special effects make up: Lauren Wilde, wardrobe: Katherine Yeh, associate producer: Simran Mahal, production manager: Richard Theisen, casting director: Charlene Lee, colorist: Ayumi Ashley


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Pete Lee
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Pete Lee
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Genre:  Crime, Drama
Screening in: Texas Shorts
Screening Section: Texas Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 15:03 mins