Actress and Writer Celeste Thorson Highlights Empowering Female Roles in the Film Apache Wife

Apache Wife – Actress Celeste Thorson

“I love stories about women who use courage and willpower to change their destinies. I want to be a part of more narratives that showcase the strength and beauty of women forging their own paths.” said writer, actress Celeste Thorson.

The historical period drama film Apache Wife, by screenwriter and actress Celeste Thorson, was inspired by Native American storytelling and Apache oral history. Set in New Mexico in the late 19th century, the film follows the transformative journey of a Chiricahua Apache woman, who witnesses the murder of her husband by a rival tribe and attempts to avenge his death. The independent short film is currently in post-production; a feature film version is also in development.

Many American Indian cultures rely on oral history to pass down stories and cultural traditions. With fewer of those themes and symbolic stories shared, many traditions fade with time. After hearing the legend of an Apache woman revered for her bravery as a warrior, Thorson was inspired to develop a period film that showcased some of the symbolism, themes, and traditions in Apache culture.

“I love stories about women who use courage and willpower to change their destinies. I want to be a part of more narratives that showcase the strength and beauty of women forging their own paths.” said writer, actress Celeste Thorson.

The short film was directed by Paul Street (Borderland, Room Nine, The Key) and stars Celeste Thorson (How I Met Your Mother, Kimmy Kimmel Live!, The Exes), Sancho Martin (Henry Danger, Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later, The Blacklist), and Dakota Black (Bullet, Drunk History, Justified) with costume design by Gabrielle Sciabbarrasi (Shattered, Trust No One,…

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