When a shy girl, secretly in love with her rocker-grrl housemate, meets an unbalanced heiress on the run, anything could (and does) happen in BRUSHFIRES. As the three women negotiate the dangerous relationships among them, the seven women directors weave a sensual tale of suspense. Drawing inspiration from the poem by Jessica Wilbur and the surrealist parlour game, The Exquisite Corpse, each director selected a word or phrase on which to base her segment, and the seven chapters of the film bear their individual marks. This impressive experiment in filmmaking emerges as a sensitive tale of young desire, loss, and love's confusion.
Directed by seven different women, this inventive and suspenseful film based on Jessica Wilbur’s poem of the same name and the famed parlor game The Exquisite Corpse follows a shy girl (Lorri Hamm) in love with her rocker-grrl roommate (Candace Thompson) who meets an heiress (Sara Laudonia) on th...