New Movie: “Nine Rides” Official Trailer [Video]
“Nine Rides” follows an Uber driver who gets a life-changing phone call on New Year’s Eve, and chronicles the nine fares he picks up along the way after hearing the big news. The movie was recorded completely on iPhone 6s by director Matthew A. Cherry, and features a largely improvised script. Interesting, right? Here’s more via IndieWire:
Per a press release, the first feature film shot exclusively with the new iPhone 6s, “Nine Rides” is set in Los Angeles and stars Dorian Missick as an Uber driver who gets life changing news on New Year’s Eve, and the 9 different groups of people he gives rides to that night. It is
“Dorian is a great actor who I’ve wanted to work with for awhile,” says director Matthew A. Cherry, “so it was a great to be able to finally collaborate with him on this project.”
“The film was shot without a conventional script so it was important to work with actors who were comfortable with being asked to improv, and they all delivered,” said the director.
On filming exclusively with the iPhone 6s, cinematographer Richard Vialet said: “Most of the film takes place in a car, so we decided early on that shooting it on iPhones would give us the most freedom.
Nice! We love to see Black films that don’t follow the norm. While we can’t tell too much from the trailer quite yet, it definitely looks like a must-see. Will you be watching??