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Bill & Karen Allen to Close the Fifth Annual Mystic Film Festival

Bill and his A STAGE OF TWILIGHT co-star, Karen Allen, and the film’s director, Sarah Schwab will close out the Fifth Annual Mystic Film Festival.

Film star Karen Allen to speak Sunday at closing of fifth annual Mystic Film Festival

MYSTIC — Karen Allen and William Sadler — film industry veterans whose dozens of roles have landed them in some of Hollywood’s most iconic films —will help close the fifth annual Mystic Film Festival on Sunday when Sarah T. Schwab’s narrative feature, “A Stage of Twilight” — the film in which they both are star — is screened at the Mystic Luxury Cinemas.

Allen, known for her work in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Animal House,” and Sadler, known for his roles in “The Shawshank Redemption” and “The Mist,” play the parts of Cora and Barry in Schwab’s film, a retired couple who are enjoying life in their seventies. 

After Barry is rushed to the hospital following a severe coughing attack and is diagnosed with a fatal heart disease, he rents a trailer home in the middle of the woods to die alone in peace. His hope for a dignified death proves to be a struggle for Cora, especially when Joey, a 17- year-old neighbor who acts as a surrogate son to the childless couple, enters the picture. As Barry’s end approaches, Cora is driven to make a critical decision for them both.

Schwab, known for her film, “Life After You,” writes and directs the film and will join Allen, and Sadler for a moderated conversation following the screening.