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Michael Sharpe is a writer, director, and actor from Charlotte, North Carolina who is making a transition to the west coast and L.A. to further his film career.
His last film that he wrote and directed is called Out of One's Misery. A dark tale with a twist, starring Pat Dortch as David, a very troubled man. Michael also has a part as Sanford, a gentleman looking for his wife and family. Mahri Shelton and Kayli Maree Tolleson play the family members.
The part of Sanford was written for another actor but, because he was unavailable, Michael stepped in to play that role and it couldn't have been a better fit. Michael used a soft spoken southern gentleman accent in the movie that, along with his attire, worked to evoke a sense of calm and tranquility that his character Sanford required.
Enjoy Out of One's Misery, then read my conversation with the director below.
"And if you've surrounded yourself with a really good team, when everything clicks and everyone can set their egos aside, it's like magic."
(Image credit: Michael R. Simmons via Wikipedia)
"For me, this story is about the pain of twenty-somethings. We're a nasty mess of human beings trying to survive and prepare for the future. And at the end of the day, when we're off Facebook and done with whatever distraction we chose, all we want is Love and Affection."
-Zachary Davenport, Writer/Director
Her style is so unique. It really reminds me of Tim Burton mixed with something that I haven't yet put my finger on. I just love it. - Film Diretor Kira Bursky -