Now roughly one year later, Ovalles, through her production company, Recluse Films, released the completed film as a VOD on Vimeo on Demand. You can rent the film online over a 1 day or 3 day period.
The irresistible attraction is palpable in every instance where the two women meet, but when Rose boldly approaches Gin romantically, the two embark on a roller-coaster of emotions.
Gin is determined to push Rose away, in an attempt to protect her from the stigma and consequences that comes with being a lesbian in the 1950s, however, their roles get reversed as Rose starts questioning Gin's forceful rejection.
With the undaunting vigor that youth brings, she questions the implications that the future may hold for them if they act on their passions.
Can she convince a gradually vulnerable Gin to be brave and join her as they overcome any obstacles that may stand their way?
Ovalles and Way, along with the repeated but timely close-ups, bend and enfold you into 'Rose and Gin's' relationship. They each capture their roles with a power that you would expect from the talented actresses that they are.
It is quite apparent that both actresses are destined for greater roles but it is the apt story-telling that really pulls this 38-minute gem into an extraordinary plane. Ovalles must be praised for encapsulating the era of fear and hope of that generation and the remarkable shoulders we in the present now stand upon.
A note worthy mention, also goes to cinematographer Victor Tadashi Suarez for a beautifully shot film and of course co-directors Oriana Oppice and Astrid Ovalles, for having laid such a clearly defined and breathtaking film.
Ultimately this is Ovalles baby and it clear shows with her involvement in almost every aspect of the film. So congratulations and I personally look forward to Miss Ovalles, her team and Recluse Films next project.