Endure, a crime thriller locally produced and filmed is set to make its Lakeland debut April 16th at the Polk Theatre. Coming off sold-out shows in Tampa and Sarasota, the film is scheduled for one showing at the historic downtown Lakeland theater.
Written and produced by the local production company, Nfocus. the story revolves around a young woman abducted and tied to a tree in the middle of an isolated swamp in central Florida. The only person who knows her location is dead. Called from the bedside of his ailing wife to unravel the mystery, veteran detective Emory Lane teams with new partner detective Zeth Arnold. As the men sift the clues they come to a startling revelation; they're not the only ones looking for the woman.
Filmed in Lakeland neighborhoods, the Green Swamp and in Bartow last spring, Endure stars Judd Nelson, Devon Sawa, Tom Arnold and Joey Lauren Adams. Endure received the Best Florida Production award at the 2010 Gasparilla International Film Festival. It is scheduled to appear at the prestigious Sarasota Film Festival April 12 and 13 as well as the Nashville Film Festival April 18 and 19.
Lakelanders can order tickets for the exclusive run at http://www.polktheatre.org. The film's writer/director, Joe O'Brien, editor Jim Carleton, and producer Rob Tritton will attend a question and answer session immediately following the film.