491 Chestnut is about Lee finding themself. A modern coming of age story with a twist. Ever heard of Legba? Lee sees Legba in several different forms. Is Legba trying to warn Lee or welcome them home?
The film shoots in October and is influenced visually by such films as Mother of George and The Wiz. But have storytelling similar to Eve's Bayou.
The Director is from New Jersey and wants to tell stories that aren't told every day. Stories that aren't just remakes of something that have been forgotten.
491 Chestnut is sure to connect with those who have been neglected up until recently in cinema. It may leave you baffled or bewildered. But most importantly it will leave you thinking.
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