159. 4Qs with Alana de Freitas

What are the 4Q’s?

  • Name your favorite films of all time (limit 3)
  • Name a film you think is underrated
  • Name a film you think is overrated
  • Name a lesser-known film that you think people should seek out

Alana de Freitas wrote and directed the award winning film “Nancy” which you can watch right now in the Discover Indie Film TV Series on Amazon Prime Video — just go to Season 4 Episode 2 and enjoy.  “Nancy” took home the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film – Drama at the Sherman Oaks Film Festival in 2019.  (Actor Michael Yavnieli also picked up the award for Outstanding Lead Performance, making “Nancy” was a double-award-winner!)  Now that you know what a talented filmmaker Alana is you obviously want to know what films inspire her.

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Here are Alana’s 4Qs answers:

  • Favorites: Gone Baby Gone, Blue Valentine, Mystic River
  • Underrated: ET: The Extra Terrestrial
  • Overrated: Nomadland
  • Seek Out: The Rider, Nine Days