TOO LONG AT THE FAIR
A Short Film
Written & Directed by Jessie Barr and Lena Hudson
Starring Jessie Barr, Lena Hudson and Chris Messina
Produced by Jessie Barr, Lena Hudson, Joe Dinnen & Tom O’Brien
Co-Produced By Libby Ewing
Charlie (Jessie Barr) and Val (Lena Hudson) are best friends and owners of a fledgling Princess Party business in Los Angeles. After a mishap at an important client's party the two find themselves in the hole and desperate for funds. They meet a charming divorcee (Chris Messina), and what begins as a provocative yet seemingly harmless adventure takes a downward turn that will alter their lives forever.
Short of the Week calls Too Long at the Fair, “Hilarious, heartbreaking and totally relatable. A real gem.”
Peter Rinaldi of Filmmaker Magazine says,”Jessie Barr and Lena Hudson land this so perfectly. And Messina kills it! I have to see more from these ladies.”
Too Long at the Fair had its world premiere at the 2018 L.A. Shorts International Film Festival and won Best Comedy Short at the 2018 Salute Your Shorts Film Festival in Los, Angeles. Too Long at the Fair had it’s UK premiere at the Manchester Film Festival and screened at the 2018 Boston Film Festival, the 2018 New Hampshire Film Festival, the 2018 St. Louis International Film Festival, the Lower East Side Film Festival, the 2018 San Diego International Film Festival and screened at the 2019 No Budge Film Festival at NiteHawk Cinemas in Williamsburg Brooklyn.
Too Long at the Fair premiered online via Short of the Week
Too Long at the Fair was featured on No Budge and is currently streaming on Vimeo.
Jessie and Lena are currently developing Too Long at the Fair as an original series.
World Premiere at the 2018 L.A. International Short film Festival
* Winner Best Comedy Short at the 2018 Salute Your Shorts Film Festival
Official Selection 2018 Boston Film Festival
Official Selection 2018 San Diego International Film Festival
Official Selection 2018 New Hampshire Film Festival
Official Selection 2018 ST. Louis International Film Festival
UK Premiere at the 2018 Manchester Film Festival
Official Selection 2019 Lower East Side Film Festival
Official Selection 2019 No Budge Film Festival
Online Premiere 2019 Short of the Week