Things are going steady for Johnny and Lou, but who could've thought one would consider love to be a savage thing? In the words of Allan Roberts and croon of Connie Francis: You Always Hurt The One You Love.
Crooners and malt-shakes with a twist: Because everyone's a sucker for a love story.
They are the children of malt-shakes and coca-cola. Letterman's keep lovers warm in the passion pits,love runs rampant, and hormones do too. It's 1955, and the kids are doing what they do best: Eating cheese burgers and learning how to play Back Seat Bingo. Things are going steady for Johnny and Lou, but their ideas about what true love really means, differ quite drastically. Who could've thought one would consider love to be a savage thing? In the words of Allan Roberts and croon of Connie Francis: You Always Hurt The One You Love.
Great team work is the essence of a good production. Not only are we a talented team of individuals, but we're a team that approaches our work like a family. Always supportive of each other and striving for nothing but the best.
"I LOVE YOU, JOHNNY!" is a period piece and we have taken the time to research to make sure it's as authentic as can be!
Over one year, we've collected archival footage, photographs, beautiful reference images from beautiful films and we'd love to take this opportunity to treat you all to some eye candy.
"I Love You, Johnny" is sure to give you goosebumps and kill you with its colour scheme. Props and costumes will be purchased locally. It's important that we support and promote local businesses as a film industry. (Costume purchased at A Vintage Affair & Blame Betty)
No matter the gender, no matter the age, everyone knows what it's like to long for, or to have and to hold someone dear. (photo by Shelbi Bartlett)
Imagine if "Rebel With Out A Cause" had a love child with "Rosemary's Baby" and something Lynchian like "Blue Velvet". Their love child would be named Johnny (and oh boy, would they love him!) It's a new genre all in itself: Romantic Horror. Love can be pretty terrifying. Wouldn't you agree?
Do you ever find yourself longing for the days of the past? Well then this short is just right for you! Go back in time and take a peek at what some of your grandparents would've called their wildest days. And if you were young back then, take this moment to reminisce. " I LOVE YOU, JOHNNY!" is both nostalgic and fun with its darling aesthetic.