The Prank

Ben is your typical high-school overachiever. He’s organized, careful, goal-oriented
and extremely dedicated to school. His best friend, Tanner, couldn’t be more opposite. She is a lackadaisical, messy, slacker, who lives in the moment. They aren’t popular, but they don’t seem to care that much because they have each other. Ben has a stern, mean and cruel physics teacher, Mrs. Wheeler. She has been teaching at the school for decades and has a reputation for being the hardest, coldest, strictest faculty member. She fails Ben’s entire class unless a student who cheated comes forward. When no one does, Tanner and Ben hatch a plan to ruin he life and frame her for murder on social media.

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Film Screenings

Mar 13, 2022
11:45am1:15pm
Mar 14, 9:00am CDT – Mar 16, 9:00am CDT
9:00am10:30am
Availability:United States
Mar 15, 2022
8:30pm10:00pm
Mar 17, 2022
2:45pm4:15pm

Credits

Director:

Maureen Bharoocha

Executive Producer:

Michael Y. Chow / Glenn Rigberg

Producer:

Steven J. Wolfe

Screenwriter:

Becca Flinn-White & Zak White

Cinematographer:

Matthew Rudenberg

Editor:

Sarah C. Reeves

Production Designer:

Wendy Samuels

Sound Designer:

Dan Douglass

Music:

Deron Johnson

Principal Cast:

Connor Kalopsis, Ramona Young, Rita Moreno, Keith David, Kate Flannery, Meredith Salenger, Jonathan Kimmel, Nathan Janak, Betsy Sodaro, Romel De Silva

Additional Credits:

Costume Designer: Jordy Scheinberg, Casting Director: Amey Rene', Co-Producer: Tyler Condon, Music Supervisor: Andrea von Foerster

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Steven Wolfe
Sneak Preview Entertainment
sjw@sneakpe.com
323-962-0295

Publicity Contact:

Scott Feinstein
Scott.Feinstein@42West.Net
646-596-5879

Sales Agent:

UTA INDEPENDENT FILM GROUP - Rena Ronson / John McGrath

Details

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Year:

2022

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genre:

Hybrid

Screening Section:

Narrative Spotlight

Screening Category:

Narrative Feature

Country:

United States

Language:

English

Runtime:

90 mins