Going My Way
A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother decides to spend the remainder of her life on her own terms.
Director: Rob Margolies
Writer: Michele Mortensen
Year of Release: 2019
Running Time: 15:20
New England Connection: Michele Mortensen grew up in Reading, Massachusetts, graduated from UMass Lowell, and lived in New Hampshire from 2001-2019. She has appeared in over twenty feature films all shot in New England.
Director(s) Bio:: Producer, writer, director Rob Margolies graduated from Chapman University in 2005 with a B.F.A. in film production. During his senior year, he was awarded a scholarship that entitled him to be mentored by the Oscar-winning director William Friedkin. While in film school, Margolies also had the privilege of producing the first film from The Duffer Brothers, creators of Stranger Things. In 2009, Rob was honored by Chapman University as Alumnus of the Year.
Margolies’ first movie, Lifelines, starred Jane Adams, Dreama Walker, Joe Morton, and Josh Pais. It was purchased and distributed by Kanbar Entertainment after it won several awards at various film festivals. His second movie, She Wants Me, received worldwide distribution by Lionsgate, and starred Josh Gad, Hilary Duff, Charlie Sheen, and Wayne Knight. His next project, Roommate Wanted, starred Alexa Vega, Spencer Grammer, and Kathryn Morris, and was purchased and distributed by Lionsgate. Margolies’ fourth movie, Weight, is in post-production and includes star names such as Randy Quaid, Kathy Najimy, Ashley Johnson, Jason Mewes, and Peter Scolari. Rob’s most recent films as a producer are Immortal, a sci-fi anthology starring Dylan Baker, Tony Todd, and Mario Van Peebles, Never Heard, a faith based gospel film, I’d Like to be Alone Now, and most recently Yes, starring Nolan Gould from Modern Family, in a lead dramatic role.
Number of shooting days: 2
Editing software: Final Cut Pro
Financed by: Self-financed