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NARRATIVE FEATURE | 99 MIN | 2009

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Finding true love is easier than ever thanks to a revolutionary bio-technological wrist implant called the TiMER, which counts down to the exact moment when people will lay eyes on their soul mates. Heartbreak is a malady of the past. Except that love-starved, pushin'-30 Oona's (Emma Caulfield, TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) TiMER hasn't even started counting down—her destined "one" hasn't gotten himself hooked in just yet. All the people around her are literally set on their unshakable paths to true love, from her mom (who broke up with Oona's dad because he wasn't the "one"), her younger sister, and even her 13-year-old brother (who has to wait only a day). What's worse, Oona's falling for a barely twentysomething rocker (John Patrick Amedori, Gossip Girl) who is set to meet his true love in only four months.

Oona finds that as she navigates the rocky waters of love, the same technology that is supposed to make life easier is the very device that makes it all messier. With heartfelt performances and quirky characters, newcomer Jac Schaeffer's smart and delightful romantic comedy leaves behind the burning question… "would you want to know?"

Film Information
Year: 2009
Length: 99 minutes
Language: English
Country: USA
Premiere: World
Cast & Credits
Primary Cast: Emma Caulfield, Michelle Borth, John Patrick Amedori, Desmond Harrington, JoBeth Williams, Kali Rocha
Director: Jac Schaeffer
Screenwriter: Jac Schaeffer
Producer: Rikki Jarrett, Jac Schaeffer, Jennifer Glynn
Director of Photography: Harris Charalambous
Production Designer: Maya Sigel
Original Music: Andrew Kaiser
Editor: Peter Samet
Sound Design: Joe Dzuban
Associate Producer: Joshua Lee Huber
Press Contacts

Print Source
Rikki Jarrett
Phone: 323 314 9536
rikki.jarrett@gmail.com

Press Contact
Lauren Auslander
PMK/HBH
161 Sixth Avenue, #10R New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212 373 6154
Lauren.Auslander@pmkhbh.com

Sales Contact
Erik Hyman
Loeb & Loeb, LLP
Phone: 310 282 2348
ehyman@loeb.com

Print Source
Rikki Jarrett
Phone: 323 314 9536
rikki.jarrett@gmail.com

Press Contact
Lauren Auslander
PMK/HBH
161 Sixth Avenue, #10R New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212 373 6154
Lauren.Auslander@pmkhbh.com

Sales Contact
Erik Hyman
Loeb & Loeb, LLP
Phone: 310 282 2348
ehyman@loeb.com

About the Director(s)
Jac Schaeffer (b. 1978) makes her feature debut with TiMER. While earning her MFA in film at USC, Jac created charming and offbeat material like the comedic short Ava Elderberry (2003), about a woman who wakes up with a tree growing out of her ear. She also produced the short doc Foster Stories. As a freelance writer, Jac contributed to a series of humor books, including How to Get Fat and How to Go into Debt. While living in New York, she assistant directed Synapse Productions' off-Broadway revival of Machinal. She holds a BA from Princeton University and now lives in Santa Monica.

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