Unlikely love blooms between a brooding, explosive loner and an extroverted introvert with a cat and a library habit. A darkly comic, sadly sweet and even poignant tale about finding and keeping love despite the odds.

Directed by Joe Dressel
Cinematography Mike P. Nelson
Edited by Ben Pawlik
Written by Chris Cummings
Produced by Andrea Bias, Chris Cummings, and Joe Dressel

Trailer cut by Joe Dressel and Mike P. Nelson

Shot on HVX200 with Letus Adapter and Zeiss Ultra Primes.


Rough Tender recently won Best Made in Minnesota Film at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival!

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