Lake Effects is an independent film that stars Scottie Thompson, Jane Seymour, Madeline Zima, Jeff Fahey, Sean Patrick Flanery, Casper Van Dien, Ben Savage and more talented cast. Even though fans have been pining for news, there hasn’t been much in regards to this film. It’s as if the folks who created it want to keep it for themselves and their community. I’m not sure if that’s intended or because it’s a small budget independent film, but I’m here to share what news I do know with you…
The film’s story:
Sara and Lily grew up at Smith Mountain Lake. Sara became estranged from the family and without explanation moved to Los Angeles to study law. Her sister Lily, an artist, teaches locally and lives with their parents, Ray and Vivian, until Dad dies in an accident. Sara returns to help settle his estate, and all our ladies cross paths with an eclectic group of local oddballs, as they search for a Loch Ness-style monster they believe lurks in the lake’s depths. A few real Smith Mountain Lake characters make appearances. The next week at the lake is filled with adventure, tears, and laughter as Vivian and her two daughters finally understand, through the guidance of Dad’s spirit, if they still belong on the lake, even though Ray is gone. All paths converge at the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival, on course for a heart-warming and hilarious collision.
The Lake Effects film trailer:
If any more news comes directly through, I’ll share it with you. But at this time, the only way to find out anything is to periodically check in with the film’s Facebook news feed.