The Dark of Night

The Dark of Night

USA | 2017 | 9 minutes | Robin Wright

The night turns deadly when a woman seeks refuge from a storm in an isolated diner.

Director Biography
Robin Wright can currently be seen in the Netflix series "House of Cards," for which she also serves as Executive Producer and has directed multiple episodes. She has received several nominations and awards for her portrayal as Claire Underwood. Wright was most recently seen in Wonder Woman, and can be seen next in Blade Runner 2049. Wright's short "The Dark of Night" made its debut at The Cannes Film Festival this year. She is also a co-founder of the socially conscious sleepwear line, Pour Les Femmes. A portion of the profits supports charitable organizations that help women of the Congo.

  • Director: Robin Wright
  • Principal Cast: Leslie Bibb, Sam Rockwell, Callie Thorne, Nini Le Huynh, Michael Godere, Keith Jackson
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 9 minutes
  • Producer: Robin Wright, Nini Le Huynh, Michael Witt, Sharif Salama, Rachelle Garzia
  • Screenplay: Denise Meyers
  • Cinematographers: David M. Dunlap
  • Editors: Alfonso Carrion
  • Music: Chris Hayzle
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Closing Night 2018

SIFF's annual celebration of the short subject finishes off with a dynamically varied program examining the breezy joy and tremendous complexity found in the best short films.

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