Weekend Warriors

Bobby Reddick’s fun-filled weekend in the Canadian part-time army comes to a halt when his camp receives an urgent distress call.

Contact: lyndon@caseybrothers.ca, www.lyndoncasey.com Follow instagram: @lyndoncasey, @caseybros

Special Thanks to all my IndieGoGo supporters and Ontario Arts Council for making this film happen!

Send me your thoughts, comment below, and reach out to join our team as we develop this project further.

Writer/Director/Editor/Producer: Lyndon Casey, www.lyndoncasey.com, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3083816/
Produced by Casey Brothers www.caseybrothers.com, twitter.com/caseybros, & Compy Films www.compyfilms.com, twitter.com/compyfilms, https://www.facebook.com/compyfilms?fref=ts
Producer: Shasha Nakhai twitter.com/ShashaNakhai
Starring:
Bobby Reddick – Lyndon Casey www.lyndoncasey.com
Officer Guinness – Conor Casey http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2915626/, twitter.com/conor_m_casey
Roederboy – Mark Roeder http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3421074/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
General Radelescu – Dillon Casey http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2107055/?ref_=nv_sr_1
DOP: Rich Williamson, www.richawilliamson.com/
Colour Correction: Lyndon Casey
Sound: Toronto Sound http://www.torontosound.ca/
Associate Producer: Adam Clark

Funded by Ontario Arts Council, Indie GoGo backers and my older brother.

Director’s Note:

“I am a non-violent, pro-war, latte sipping hipster who wants world peace and instead posts sick landscape instagram pics. #blessed. I am a walking contradiction. I am a “Weekend Warrior” — someone who takes half-measures to change themselves and the world. That’s why the term “Weekend Warrior” isn’t exclusive to the army reservists, and the film, in my opinion, is not a surface level parody of the military. It’s a critique of my comfortable, entitled and selfish life. And so ironically, if you are actually a “Weekend Warrior”, and a member of the Canadian Forces in any capacity, I don’t think you’re a “Weekend Warrior”. By enlisting, you’ve already taken a step that many of us in our comfort zones would never dare to take. If I was brave enough, maybe I would have joined the military and put myself through hell until I came out the other side a true fearless hero. Instead, I did what every white boy from the suburbs would do… made a short film.”

– Lyndon Casey

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