The Writer’s Dilemma
2013 · 7:50 · Written by William R. Coughlan · produced by Kenneth J. Coughlan & Mary Kay Coughlan · directed by Bjorn Munson
Authors Libby Daricek and Mark LaSalle are each working to finish their respective novels — Mark’s being a crime thriller, and Libby’s an emotional drama. But as they describe scenes from their works (and propose changes to their pieces), their collaborative relationship is put to the test, especially as they learn they may be competing for the same goal.
Tohubohu returned to the 48 Hour Film Project in 2013 with Bjorn Munson in the director’s chair for “The Writer’s Dilemma,” a buddy film featuring a wide cast anchored by Tohubohu veterans Jennifer Massey and Nick DePinto. The film was created entirely across the weekend of May 3th through the 5th, 2013, and premiered at the AFI Silver Theatre on Saturday, May 11th. Frequent Tohubohu director William R. Coughlan took on scriptwriting duties (his first solo Tohubohu scriptwriting effort since 2004’s “Loose Ends.”