Wilder Palms

Wilder Palms


A seven-year old girl named Rin is on the verge of being separated from her mother. After a tense encounter with a Child Protective Services investigator, Rin is forced to choose between retreating to her imagination or facing a new reality.

Bradley Tangonan's short film "Wilder Palms" won both the Best Short Film Audience Award and the Best Short Made in Hawaii Award at the Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Starring Alexa Bodden, Cyndi Davis, Byron Ono

Director + Writer - Bradley Tangonan
Producer - Alexandra Byer
Co-Producer - Madeleine Askwith
Cinematographer - Shabier Kirchner
1st AC - Joey Dwyer
Gaffer -Cedric Cheung-Lau
Grip - Marissa Castrejon
Swing - Jacky Chang
Sound Recordist- Chris Schneider
Production Designer and Wardrobe - Sebastian Avery
HMU - Chris Jose
PA - Kyle Kosaki
PA - Aaron Harper
PA - Amber Khan
PA - Marcelo Palacios
Colorist - Nat Jencks / Goldcrest
Original Composition - Zak Engel
Sound Design - One Thousand Birds
Title Design - Version Industries

Wilder Palms