by Rebecca Thomas
USA 2012, 96 min
Pregnant by music?
On her 15th birthday, Rachel, a Mormon girl, discovers a forbidden rock music tape. Having never heard anything like it, she has a miraculous experience and three months later, claims to have had an immaculate conception from listening to the music. Her parents arrange a marriage, but Rachel runs away to the closest city, LAS VEGAS, to search for the man who sings on the tape...
Cast & Crew
Julia Garner, Rory Culkin, Liam Aiken, Billy Zane, Cynthia Watros
Production: Live Wire Films
World Premiere: Berlinale Generation Opening Film 2012
North American Premiere: SXSW 2012
South American Premiere: BAFICI 2012
Special Mention - Sopot FF 2013,
Best Feature Film Screenplay, Best Young Actress in a Feature Film - Olympia IFF for Children and Young People 2012,
Best Film - Festival Cine//B 2012,
Best Actress (Julia Garner) - Mumbai IFF 2012,
FIPRESCI Special Jury Award - Off Plus Camera IFF Krakow 2012
Rebecca Thomas was born in Walnut Creek, CA on December 10, 1984. She was raised in Las Vegas, NV, the youngest of 5 children. She took a break from studying film at Brigham Young University to serve an 18-month Mormon mission In Japan. She went on to pursue her MFA in film directing at Columbia University in New York City. ELECTRICK CHILDREN is Rebecca’s debut feature film.