Lovely By Surprise

Lovely By Surprise

Lovely By Surprise is a 2007 film directed by Kirt Gunn. It stars Carrie Preston, Michael Chernus, Austin Pendleton and Reg Rogers.


Facing an intense bout of writer's block, novelist Marian Walker (Carrie Preston) seeks advice from her mentor and ex-lover (Austin Pendleton). He gives her some innocent advice: kill off Humkin (Michael Chernus), the book's protagonist. Marian tries to write the death scene, but this proves complicated: Humkin survives, escapes, and starts to appear outside of the confines of the story.

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    director Kirt Gunn
    keywords michael chernus
    musicBy Shelby Bryant
    theme independent