ROSE MCGOWAN'S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT
- Betsy Sharkey, LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Positions McGowan as an earthmover behind the camera"
- Matthew Bedard, FLAUNT
"A strong debut; a subversive bit of old-fashioned, pop-melodrama with a scary undercurrent"
- Austin Trunick, UNDER THE RADAR
"The film left me literally breathless"
- Liz Whittemore, CINEMIT
"Tense and dark"
- Rob Feld, THE HUFFINGTON POST
(New York | June 5th, 2015) RSA/Black Dog Films announced today that after the critically acclaimed world premiere at Sundance Film Festival and successful theatrical run, the taut directorial debut from Rose McGowan, DAWN, will debut this month on Youtube.
"I'm so pleased to be able to share my Sundance Grand jury prize nominated film, Dawn, on my YouTube page. I want to promote thought and art, free of charge. I hope you'll enjoy", said Rose.
Realizing that her passion lies in filmmaking, Rose McGowan's breakthrough directorial debut, DAWN, is a disturbing tale of a young girl's budding sexuality and one's desire to experience the unknown. Dawn (Tara Barr) is a quiet young teenager living in Kennedy era America who longs for something or someone to free her from her sheltered life. When she strikes up an innocent flirtation with the boy who works at her local gas station (Reiley McClendon), she thinks that he is perhaps the answer to her teenage dreams. Though when she invites the boy and his friends into her otherwise cloistered world, she gets a lot more than she bargained for.