It's a 10 minute long silent film set in the not too distant future about love in the time of Quarantine. About a lonely widow quarantining alone as the apocalypse occurs outside her window. The story is set in the not too distant future, recognizable as now but not quite reality as we know it…Think “Shape of Water”, “La Jette”, Buster Keaton, Fred Astaire…Everything was shot in Ace's house with a few other scenes shot in his neighborhood of Venice Beach.
Ace Norton made this film entirely in quarantine with his girlfriend Seyna, whom he lives with, using only the resources around them. He wrote, directed, DP-ed, produced, operated, production designed, choreographed, and starred in it…He made the entire thing remotely- all props, costumes, camera equipment bought online and delivered by Amazon. Shot on his iphone 8 plus with the 8mm app.
With no jobs or nothing to shoot, he wanted to keep that creative part of the brain ticking so he wrote a short story about a month ago called “All Alone in April” as a reaction to what he was seeing around the world at the time, which was just a lot of loneliness, solitude, and boredom.