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Country: United States, Language: English, 3 mins

  • Director: Adriano Falconi
  • Writer: Adriano Falconi
  • Producer: Aaron Kelly, Kristi Ray, Michelle Roca, Brad Walker

CGiii Comment

Phenomenally moving.

Astounding music.

Tears will flow.


ADRIANO FALCONI - Thomas from adriano on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

"Live your truth."

Scorned by his peers, misunderstood by his family, determined to embrace his authentic self. Finding inspiration in solitude and expression through dance Thomas pushes the needle of acceptance for this intolerant mid-western neighborhood.

Cast & Characters

Deion Bady (as Sidekick)
McKenzie Barwick (as Angel)
Jack Bivins (as Jock)
Will Bundon (as Rascal)
Chanda Fiskin (as Mother)
Sierra Fiskin (as Sister)
Jakob Gruntfest (as Bully)
Gauge Hardin (as Intimidator)
Drew Hauge (as Thomas)
Brandon Jeremiah Jones (as Ruffian)
Rhapsody Knipping (as Brat)
Kryssi Peters (as Neighbor)
Noah Sudduth (as Instigator)
Clark Tatum (as Father)