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"Rising Star" 9:15pm Second Show
This ticket is for the film screening only, and does not include the Red Carpet and After Party.
Join Writer / Director: Marty Lang and members of the cast and crew for the long awaited
"Rising Star" Premiere - 9:15 Second Show
Friday Evening, August 3, 2012 at The Connecticut Science Center
"Rising Star" - Writer / Director: Marty Lang (2012, USA)
Chris, an overworked insurance adjuster, finds out one Friday that layoffs are coming at work, and that he'll have to work the weekend. He drowns his sorrows at the local bar, but later that night, he meets Alyza, a girl he’s been talking with online, in real life for the first time.
After meeting, they spend the night together, but the next morning, he doesn’t remember what happened. And to make matters worse, Alyza remembers – but won’t tell him. When Chris discovers he’s lost his car keys, Alyza offers to hang out with him for the day, until the local bar opens and he can get his keys back. They spend the day together, visiting cultural landmarks in Hartford, and happily, they get along well. They also realize they share a common bond: they both have passions in their lives outside of work; Chris loves astronomy, and Alyza loves fashion, poetry, dancing, music ... just about everything.
Chris feels he's found a kindred spirit, and begins to think there could be more to life than just work. But work won't go away quietly. All throughout their day, work constantly contacts Chris, trying to get him to come back. Plus, as he spends the day with her, he begins to think Alyza may not be telling him the whole truth about her working life. So as the sun sets on the insurance capitol of the world, Chris must decide if work is the only thing he can devote himself to.