The Film Catalogue
The Paper Boat

The Paper Boat

Drama, Mystery | English | 93 minutes


Indie Rights

Cast & Crew


Los Angeles Barea


Daniel Wilkinson, Steven Eckholdt, Rachel Speth, Burt Culver, Kyle Nicholson



In this contemporary, Los Angeles-based, drama a group of young people confront reality while trying to live their Hollywood dream. Brayden (Daniel Wilkinson), a young writer from Ireland obsessed with author Charles Bukowski, is trying to write his first novel. Brayden's girlfriend Claudia (Rachel Speth) also works for an entertainment industry that she hates. She is living in a world of craziness, searching for the cause of her father's death during her childhood. Brayden overwhelmed with Claudia's problems, falls for a beautiful and ambitious French actress named Estrella Carson (Linda Bella) who he meets in their apartment's laundromat. Estrella is young and carefree. While she tries to become a big name actress, she works in the dangerous world of prostitution. After encounters with sleazy film producer Blooming (Michael Q. Schmidt), she decides to leave prostitution. Nicholas (Burt Culver), a divorced computer engineer, is waiting for a liver transplant and is about to die. He is sad that he is not be able to see his little son grow. Nicholas' sister Grace (Bridget Bowes) has to raise money when she finds that the insurance company has refused to pay for Nicholas' liver transplant. She works as a nurse with her best friend, Jennifer (Lacey Martin), who helps her raise money for the cause. When their stories are about to collapse on themselves, a sad death brings all these characters together.

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