The Movies Are Back in Town

  • White’s Automotive in Frazier Park, locally referred to as “Whitie’s,” was the location for a scene in Visible Scars, a feature film to be released late this year.

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    White’s Automotive in Frazier Park, locally referred to as “Whitie’s,” was the location for a scene in Visible Scars, a feature film to be released late this year.

  • Director of Photography Francois Frizat, sets up a shot for Visible Scars, a horror film with scenes filmed at the former White’s Automotive on Mt. Pinos Way in Frazier Park, across from Sue’s Tavern.

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    Director of Photography Francois Frizat, sets up a shot for Visible Scars, a horror film with scenes filmed at the former White’s Automotive on Mt. Pinos Way in Frazier Park, across from Sue’s Tavern.

  • Deja Kreutzberg plays a kidnapped twin, and Kevin Brief plays a California State Parks ranger.

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    Deja Kreutzberg plays a kidnapped twin, and Kevin Brief plays a California State Parks ranger.

By Gary Meyer

Visible Scars, a low-budget film being shot on Mt. Pinos Way and in Lake of the Woods, Monday, July 12 is “more of a psychological thriller, than a slasher film,” says the film’s director Richard Turke.

After killer Mike Gillis (played by Tom Sizemore) murders the new mother of twins, he kidnaps the baby girls and keeps them locked inside his basement for 17 years.

Evidence and stories converge in the town of Mountain Falls, California (Frazier Park) where present-day friends confront the past of the twin girls and a cold case investigator.

The film is scheduled for a Christmas release in theaters, according to Executive Producer Josh Todd of Todd Huntington Productions.

Todd says his production company believes in buying local, so they are taking cast and crew to lunch at La Sierra Mexican Restaurant, obtaining supplies at Ace Hardware and buying other goods at Frazier Park Market.

This is part of the July 16, 2010 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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