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Beauty Mark

Directed by Harris Doran
Narrative Feature
USA | 87 min | 2017

An empowering story inspired by true events, a poverty-stricken young mother is forced to move when her house is condemned. With no money and no options, she must confront her abusive past in order to save her family.

Harris Doran, DirectorHarris Doran

an award-winning writer, director, actor, and producer who received the Best Ultra Indie Film Award at the Woodstock Film Festival, the Audience Award at Austin Film Festival and was shortlisted for the Independent Spirit Award’s Someone To Watch Award for BEAUTY MARK.

Harris wrote, directed and produced the award-winning short film THE STORY OF MILO & ANNIE featuring Alysia Reiner and Academy Award nominee Cathy Moriarty. He has written the feature screenplays ATTICUS BROWN IS STILL HERE (Sundance, Tribeca and Hamptons Sloan finalist), COG (Academy Nicholl Fellowship quarterfinalist), IN THE WAKE (Austin semifinalist), and AN UNOFFICIAL OF MICE & MEN REMAKE.

He produced the award-winning short film PHOTO OP and the feature THE MUTINEER. He has written the stage musicals BLEEDING LOVE, WASP WOMAN, and SALVAGE, as well as pop songs including “Falling Away” for Marian Raven (#1 European Billboard). Harris is an award- winning actor who has been seen in projects ranging from Broadway to TV to indies including the Sundance premiering MY BEST DAY. Harris has written for the TV series “I LOVE YOU BUT I LIED” for Lifetime as well as “REENACT” for TWST. Harris is an acting teacher and coach who trained as an actor at The Juilliard School.

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Film Information

Director: Harris Doran
Country: USA
Year: 2017
Language: English
Runtime: 87 min
Rating: R


Producers: Gill Holland, Corey Moosa, Penny Edmiston
Writer: Harris Doran

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