About the Movie

Director Alexis Van Hurkman's Four Weeks, Four Hours tells the simultaneous stories of two women stranded in the desert on opposite ends of the earth.

When her plane crashes, a photographer on assignment finds herself lost and alone in a war-torn middle-eastern country. Her ability to survive is sorely tested as she treks back across the border, with the memory of the dead pilot her only companion.

Halfway around the world, a car breakdown strands an affluent wife along an abandoned stretch of road in the American southwest. Impatient and unaware of the danger, she resolves to walk back for help under the blazing noonday sun.

Both women are pushed to the limits of their endurance and beyond – the photographer over four weeks, the wife within four hours – as each story unfolds. Their contrasting instincts for survival mean the difference between life and death.

Where It's Screened So Far…

The continued success of this project has been incredibly gratifying. After its first preview screening at New York's Two Boots Pioneer Theater in 2005, it went on to have six terrifically successful festival screenings throughout 2006, having been included in the San Fernando Valley Film Festival in Los Angeles, the Longbaugh Film Festival in Portland, Oregon, the ReelHeART International Film Festival in Toronto, Ontario, the 26th annual Breckenridge Film Festival, the Salento Film Festival in Tricase, Italy, and at the Hollywood FAIF International Film Festival. In 2008, it screened at New York's NewFilmmakers Series, at Anthology Film Archives. Learn more at IMDB.