Desmond (Andrew Keegan) is a struggling artist who slaves away as a bank teller to earn a living. His unemployed roommate Gideon (John Krasinski) has concocted a plan to make both their dreams come true... robbing the bank in which Desmond works. Along with their partner in crime, Rupert (Dean Edwards), they plan a dramatic daytime robbery that involves guns, ski masks, bowling bags, and expensive suits.His girlfriend Julie (Lacey Chabert) is loving and supportive, but when her father (William Sadler) offers Desmond a job in his corporate office and a chance to "get serious", he must choose between selling out and cashing in. Whatever he decides one thing is clear: nobody ever said your dreams would come true... but sometimes they're all you've got.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Jason Carvey is an independent filmmaker from Connecticut. After graduating from the University of Connecticut in 1998, Jason moved to Los Angeles where he began his film career working production for independent films, music videos, and commercials. Tired of working in the film industry but not making films, Jason started Fitter Happier Films in 2003 with the goal of producing “A New Wave” as a low budget independent film. Jason had directed a few short films and written several screenplays prior to “A New Wave”. This is his first feature film. It was shot in Connecticut and Brooklyn, New York.