The Price For Silence tackles many important subjects that should be talked about, but it isn’t just the acting that make you fall in love with this film. Actors Emrhys Cooper and Lynn Mancinelli particularly stand out, so it’s no surprise they are winning acting awards at important film festivals. The director Tony Germinario should be commended for his beautiful story telling and eye for detail. We will be interviewing this talented director very soon, so check back to here more about The Price of Silence.
The Price for Silence stars the EMMY winning actor Richard Thomas, the award winning actress Lynn Mancinelli, Vanity star Emrhys Cooper, and Kristen Carey from Hall Pass. Sexual assault, opioid addiction, alcoholism, and family dysfunction are central elements of The Price of Silence and hold great relevance for today’s social climate. This topical film was directed by Tony Germinario (Bad Frank) and has been acquired by Circus Road Films. Having just began its festival run, this outstanding film has already won 9 awards, including multiple awards for Best Actor, directing and for Best Film.
After the death of her father, a troubled woman returns home to confront the family who paid for her silence.
Lynn Mancinelli stars as the troubled Kira Flynn, a flawed but strong woman who is forced to confront her past so it can no longer define her. Mancinelli won numerous awards for her recent films Bad Frank and Broken Side of Time. Richard Thomas rose to fame in the epic series The Waltons, and has since starred in more than fifty films. He stars as Richard Davenport, the man who has it all, and Emrhys Cooper stars as Kira’s equally troubled brother Lucas Flynn. Emrhys is known for his stellar work in Vanity, Person of Interest and Mamma Mia! Kristin Carey is well known for her debut as Aunt Meg in Hall Pass and was recently cast opposite Miles Teller in the new Amazon Miniseries Too Old To Die Young.
Tony Germinario (Writer/Director/Producer) began his creative career in the music industry as the bassist and songwriter for the band Jel. He turned from writing songs to writing screenplays, and has been writing scripts for over a decade but finally stepped behind the camera to direct with the 2017 film Bad Frank starring Tom Sizemore, Boxing Champ Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, and Brian O’Halloran (Clerks). The film experienced great success at domestic and international festivals, winning more than 20 different awards including several Best Film and Best Director laurels. The film is represented by Gravitas Ventures domestically and Lotus Entertainment internationally. Wingman, Inc., a film which he wrote starring Kristopher Turner, Erin Cahill, and Reid Ewing, was released by Lion’s Gate in 2015.
The talented cinematographer on The Price for Silence is Mike Hechanova and the music was created by Paul Carbonara, former guitarist for the band Blondie.
The Price of Silence took home the Award of Excellence at the Accolade Global Film competition, with actors Emrhys Cooper, Kristin Carey and Lynn Mancinelli all taking home awards. At the Latitude Film Awards, the film swept the board for directing, acting and winning the gold award for the film. The film can soon be seen in the Chelsea Film Festival.