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While a son struggles with his father’s Alzheimer’s, a beautiful and mysterious caretaker heals family wounds before the past catches up with her.

Synopsis:

“Broken Memories” is a romantic drama that depicts the often-untold story of a caretaker for the elderly.  Once estranged from his family, Levi (Ivan Sergei), has returned home to care for Jasper (Rance Howard), his father who suffers from Alzheimer’s.  Committed to preserving his father’s independence and dignity, Levi sets aside their issues and runs the family farm with seemingly little help from his sister, Sara (Cerina Vincent).  After Jasper wanders off one too many times, Levi resigns to hire a beautiful and somewhat mysterious caretaker named Maggie (Kelly Greyson). Her patience and warmth begins to rebuild the bridge between father and son as the old house begins to resemble a home once again.  Unfortunately, Maggie has her own turbulent past that eventually catches up with her and changes everything.

PRINCIPLE CAST

Ivan Sergei, who plays Jasper’s son Levi, first became known for John Woo’s 1996 film “Once a Thief.” He has been featured on screen in “Dangerous Minds,” “The Opposite of Sex,” “The Break Up,” “Jewtopia” and “Vamps.” His wide spanning career includes television roles on “Crossing Jordan,” “Hawaii,” “Charmed,” “Touched by an Angel,” and “Warehouse 13.” Currently, Sergei can be seen portraying Jack Taylor on ABC Family’s drama “Twisted.”

Rance Howard plays the Alzheimer’s inflicted Jasper In “Broken Memories.” The father of Clint and Ron Howard, Rance has acted in over 100 films beginning with “Frontier Woman” in 1956. He is best known for his roles in “Cool Hand Luke,” “Chinatown,” “A Beautiful Mind” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” In 2013, he played Woody Grant’s brother in the acclaimed film “Nebraska.”

Kelly Greyson is best known for her staring role in the historical drama, “Alone Yet Not Alone,” which screened nationally this summer. “Alone Yet Not Alone,” gained industry wide attention this awards season when its titular song, written by Bruce Broughton with lyrics by Dennis Spiegel, was nominated and then rescinded for an Academy Award. Greyson can also be seen in “Return to the Hiding Place” (www.hide-movie.com) wide-released in February 2015.  She is featured in the film “Little Boy,” starring Kevin James, due out in 2015 as well and stars in the upcoming period piece “To Have and to Hold.”

Cerina Vincent  Arguably best known as Maya the yellow Power Ranger, Cerina Vincent currently stars in Disney Channel’s “Stuck in the Middle.” She has held prominent roles in the hit films “Not Another Teen Movie” and “Cabin Fever,” and many guest star roles on TV shows such as “CSI,” “Bones,” and “Two and Half Men.”

Production

Gary Levinsohn
Executive Producer

Gary Levinsohn is a Los Angeles based film producer and owner of Mutual Film Company. He has earned a reputation as a highly innovative film financing entity, known for delivering eclectic, high quality films. Some of the titles Levinsohn has been involved with include “Saving Private Ryan,” directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, which received 11 Academy Award® nominations and grossed over $400 million worldwide; the “Tomb Raider” franchise starring Angelina Jolie, “Deadfall,” starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, and Charlie Hunnam; and the blockbuster hit “Jack Reacher”, starring Tom Cruise.  Earlier films include “The Jackal,” “Twelve Monkeys” and “The Patriot.”

Dennis Ho
Executive Producer

Dennis Ho’s first feature film “A Better Place” was awarded Best Independent Film in this year’s Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival (HRIFF). He is the founder of Digital Jungle Pictures and the President of Digital Jungle Post Production – one of Hollywood’s top-tier digital workflow studios. His wealth of experience as a short-form creative for major distributors and networks – spanning over two decades – includes a legion of on-air promotion and advertising for television shows and theatrical features for Disney, 20th Century Fox, MGM Universal and ABC. Dennis Ho’s accomplishment as a director, writer and producer has earned him numerous awards and recognition from the Clio, Promax, Telly, Monitor and International Film and Television organizations.

Michael Worth
Director

Michael Worth started his acting career in film before landing the role of Tommy on “Acapulco HEAT.” In 2002, he began to write, produce and direct his own projects. “God’s Ears” is his first feature film as director for which he has received Best Director as well as The Domani Vision Award For Emerging Talent in New York. Most recently he directed “Fort McCoy.”

Kassi Crews
Producer

Kassi Crews is an industry veteran whose responsibilities have encompassed a wide range of capacities and roles. She has held management positions at Sunset Post and Digital Jungle Post, spearheaded marketing at Canon Films, and has produced a variety of critically acclaimed independent features, “Alone Yet Not Alone,” “God’s Ears,” “To Have and To Hold,” and “A Better Place,” as well as directed live shows for the theater.

David Williams
Composer

David Williams has scored more than 50 feature and television films encompassing a wide range of styles and genres. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including two-time Academy Award nominee and multi-Emmy winner Mikael Salomon and Francis Coppola. He recently scored Sony Pictures/MTV psychological thriller “The Dorm.” Other work includes scoring the MGM film “Supernova,” Miramax’s “Phantoms,” Sony Pictures romance “Ice Castles,” and Sony Pictures drama “No Way Back.”

Frankie Lauderdale
Writer

The writer of “Broken Memories” offers a captivating backstory to the film. This first time screenwriter based the film on many of her real-life experiences she endured living living as caretaker to her mother suffering from Alzheimer’s. Frankie lives in Edmond, Oklahoma and continues to write stories based on small-town life.

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