Directed and produced by Ashland, Oregon based filmmaker duo Gary and Anne Lundgren, Phoenix, Oregon tells the story of Bobby Hoffman (James LeGros), a graphic novel artist, who after a divorce finds himself living in a trailer and working behind a bar for an ego maniac (Diedrich Bader). As delusions of aliens controlling his life begin to take root in the midst of a mid-life crisis, Bobby’s old friend Carlos (Jesse Borrego), decides the abandoned bowling alley is a great way to re-ignite Bobby’s passion for the sport while serving the world’s best pizza’s, made by Carlos’s loving hands. After ultimately deciding to take the risk and put his mother’s small inheritance into the alley, the realities of owning a small business begin to cast doubts on Bobby and Carlos’s plans for taking control of their own lives. With a cast that includes Lisa Edelstein, Kevin Corrigan, and Reynaldo Gallegos, this film is Ashland made.
Appears in: Northwest Tracking