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Lynn Shelton


Born - 27 August 1965, Oberlin, Ohio, USA
Died - 15 May 2020

Attractive, wide-smiling, long-necked, tawny haired, tallish American director of micro-budget, semi-improvised indie comedies with dramatic undertones that won her a dozen awards for writing and directing at film festivals. Her work includes We Go Way Back (2006), My Effortless Brilliance (2008), Humpday (2009, her breakthrough movie), Your Sister's Sister (2011), Touchy Feely (2013), Laggies (2014), Outside In (2017) and Sword of Trust (2019), her last. Her acting credits include Nights and Weekends (2008), The Off Hours (2011), Junk (2012), Lucky Them (2013), Waxie Moon in Fallen Jewel (2015) and her own Sword of Trust. The versatile Shelton, who also had editing and cinematography credits to her name, dating back to 2001, died from a rare blood disorder.