Special effects wizard Robert Hall wrote and directed this independent film set in the rural south. It revolves around a young man (Bret Harrison as Green Graves) who loves horror films and wants to escape his hometown to become a Hollywood makeup artist. Kevin Gage plays “Earl,” the boy’s abusive, alcoholic stepfather.

The film received excellent reviews at independent film festivals.

This second clip is from the extra features on the making of Lightning Bug:

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