An 8 year old boy goes the distance telling white lies to both his dad and the entire class to save the friendship out of loyalty and also to genuinely see his friend happy out of innocent pure spirit of youth and love.

Written, Produced, and Directed by
Anil Thapa

Executive Producers
Anil Thapa
Arvind Shrestha


Jonah Begler as Aidan

Joseph Tomasini as Aidan’s Father

Keith Bartley as Andrew

Nicholas Neve as Ace

Sydney Smith as Donna

Pauline Ranjbar as the Teacher

Robert Murphy as Mr. Swalley

Above the Line

Editor: Peggy Davis

It was an honor to have Peggy Davis in our team as our chief Editor. Among her many hits, Peggy edited critically acclaimed award winning documentary with Academy Award winning Director Davies Guggenheim on film called The First Year. Peggy also edited Big Kahuna starring Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey and Danny Devito. Peggy has edited movies that have screened at Sundance and Toronto; that have won awards at Full Frame and The San Francisco International Film Festival; and that have received national broadcasts on PBS and MTV.


Director of Photography: Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy joins again for Second Look. Mr. Murphy is a Industry Veteran in Cinematography for 17 years. Among many films he shot, he is best known for his work as a Director of Photography for the Indie hit film “In Search of a Midnight Kiss” which received impressive 85% fresh by prestigious Rotten Tomatoes and Great Roger Ebert wrote “ The Film was photographed in glorious black and white by Robert Murphy”


Arvind Shrestha: Co-Executive Producer

Arvind has been a family friend for the last 25 years.  Arvind’s  committment , dedication and strong principles are the driving force behind the continued success of his company, Black Solid. Black Solid is a loyal, trusted and a dedicated Production Partner with the shared vision. Black Solid’s clients include Levi’s, LA Times, GQ, GAP, Victoria Secret, Sony, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Motorola, New Yorker and Vanity Fair among many other great brand name clients.

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