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What About Mercy?
Bornhoft Farm, our main filming location in Arkansas
Dress Rehearsal for Thumper, Reese, Burd & Ian- four of our six lead characters
Robert M. O'Brien as the lovable "DOC," he's an "innocent" and a deadly sharpshooter one of 6 lead characters
David Miller is our Base Commander, it's in the eyes
"CAPT HEINRICK" one of six lead characters. On his mission, but why is he actually there? Actor Vincent van Hinte
Vinny in a "reflective" mode as the dangerous CAPT Heinrick
Wong Sio Ngai, as NVA Prisoner 1, after his frightening CIA Interrogation scene
Jamison Key, as "Doc's Friend," his closest friend outside of his home in Colorado
Behind the scenes rehearsal, actor David Garber as SGT Alexander (L) & actor Mitch McDonald as 1SG Schott
Documenting the making of the surreal "Reese's Dream" sequence in the Bornhoft rice fields
"Doc" a deeply religious/expert marksman & severly conflicted young Army Private-actor Robert M. O'Brien
This is the Bornhoft rice field in Arkansas where many of the Love In Country movie scenes were filmed
Just prior to leaving for a secretive mission Thumper, Doc & Burd discuss what may face them in the war ravaged area surrounding Hue, South Vietnam
PFC Jay E. Burd (Elijah Olachea) emerges from battle, weary and confused. Jerry photographed this on set during filming.
Co-Director Kurt Braun after a day and night of filming; behind him & down the ravine the "Older NVA Prisoner" scene was filmed. We were all grateful for the first cool evening in Arkansas & for a lack of snakes & vipers!
"Thumper" (L.A. actor Jon Owens) preparing for a scene on our main set at the Barnhoft Farm, Weiner, Arkansas
Payton Handshoe was one of our busiest & dedicated Production Assistants, he also played a role in the movie, seen here with amazing "burned" makeup by our lead Alan Gonzalez.
Near Ft. Smith, Ark. scouting with Cliff Yarbourgh & Kurt Braun
P.A.'s Bud Johns & Anthony Martin setting fire for smoke in the Napalm Scene- ph. Holly McEuen
Actor/Military Consultant/Set Builder Patrick McGrath, he is worth his weight in gold for all of us
Burning auto for The Hero's March" scene
Characters "Burd & Thumper" preparing for the shoot
Director Kurt Braun after an 18 hour shoot
Mark Fitsgerald, UPM/Props is with Payton Handshoe, a hard working P.A. in Props and background actor
UPDATE: Jack-the-Dog Gayton, who plays "Jack Heinrick," lead animal actor in the film, poses for Uncle Jerry. Currently Jack is reviewing new scripts, he wants to keep his future options open
"Elvis" barbershop Museum at Ft. Chaffee. Just steps from the Elvis site we filmed several key indoor military scenes in the now abandoned barracks and offices.
Our delightful & creative Costumer Lead, Loren Robles
Bornhoft Farm Quonset Hut-staging and shooting location, Fischer, Arkansas
Burning of the farmhouse, it got very, very hot as you can see lead make-up artist Alan Gonzalez keeps his distance!
Re-used Quonset Hut, for make-up lead Alan Gonzalez & Head Costumer Lauren Robles, along with several actors and crew
Our amazing Cori Hammond. Cori was a P.A. as well as a background player, working non-stop and filling in every gap she found, worth her weight in platinum-a true M.V.P.
Actor & Art Department design crew, Lee Christman preparing for the farmhouse burn
Head Chef, Mama Lauren Williams and our amazing Vincent van Hinte (CAPT Heinrick) sharing their favorite meal at our LIC "Duck Lodge 1" near Harrisburg, Arkansas
Just a few of our incredible PA's: Noah George, Austin Sloan, Gina Vong, Holly McEuen, Payton Handshoe, Writer/Director Richard Gayton & Mark Fitzgerald
Vu Ha, our first cast member as "The Good Monk"
Stunt Practice in Hollywood, next to Grauman's Chinese Theatre (TCL Theatre) just before we began principal filming in Arkansas
Certificate: BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM & BEST SCRIPT-Madrid Arthouse Film Festival
Heinrick's wife & son
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