Interview: Daniel Patrick Carbone, Hide Your Smiling Faces

Daniel Patrick Carbone

Hide Your Smiling Faces, a detailed and compelling American coming-of-age drama, marks the feature debut for writer and director Daniel Patrick Carbone. Last week, I – acting on behalf of Centrefolds & Empty Screens – was lucky enough to speak to Daniel over the phone about where the inspiration came from, his thoughts on his filmmaking experience and how it was to shoot a scene with a real-life bear. Continue reading “Interview: Daniel Patrick Carbone, Hide Your Smiling Faces”

Review: Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)

Hide Your Smiling Faces

New Jersey-born writer and director Daniel Patrick Carbone has crafted a stunning, mostly dialogue-free directorial debut in Hide Your Smiling Faces. Eric (Nathan Varnson) and Tommy (Ryan Jones) spend their summer running riot: swimming and wrestling in their rural community. But when a dead body is found down by the river, the mood changes, and the boys are forced to confront the fragility of life. Continue reading “Review: Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)”