Hide Your Smiling Faces

An exploration of life and death in rural America, as seen through the distorted lens of youth.

This film depicts the young lives of two brothers as they abruptly come of age through the experience of a friend's mysterious death. The event ripples in their town, unsettling the brothers and their friends. Once familiar interactions begin to take on a macabre tone in light of the tragic accident, Eric and Tommy to retreat into their wild surroundings. As the two brothers face the questions they have about mortality, they hold their own silent debates that build into seemingly insurmountable moral peaks. A true, headlong glimpse into the raw spirit of youth, as well as the calluses that one often develops as a result of an unfiltered past.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource



  • Daniel Patrick Carbone


  • Ryan Jones
  • Nathan Varnson
  • Colm O'Leary
  • Christina Starbuck
  • Chris Kies
  • Thomas Cruz
  • Andrew Chamberlain
  • Clark Middleton
  • Ivan Tomic
  • Annaliese Jorgensen-Lockhart


  • Daniel Patrick Carbone


  • Matthew Petock
  • Zach Shedd
  • Daniel Patrick Carbone
  • Jordan Bailey-Hoover

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