Written and Directed by Frank Darabont.
Based on a story by Stephen King.
Starring Michael Cornelison, Dee Croxton, Brian Libby, Bob Brunson and George Russell.
Before he earned critical acclaim adapting Stephen King's material for the big screen with The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Green Mile (1999) and The Mist (2007), Hungarian-American filmmaker Frank Darabont turned his hand to one of the King's short stories, The Woman in the Room, which had first been published in the author's 1978 collection Night Shift.
Securing the rights to the tale for $1 - thereby launching the concept of the 'Dollar Baby' - Darabont's thirty-minute adaptation went on to become a semi-finalist on the shortlist for the Best Live Action Short Film nominations at the Academy Awards and was later released on home-video in 1994 as part of a double-feature with Jeff Schiro's The Boogeyman (1982) entitled Nightshift Collection.
The Woman in the Room was produced by Gregory Melton - who would continue his association with Darabont as producer of The Majestic (2011), The Mist and The Walking Dead (2010) - and also featured cinematography by Juan Ruiz Anchía (Dying Young, 1991; Glengarry Glen Ross, 1992; and the upcoming Untitled Phil Spector Biopic starring Al Pacino).
The Woman in the Room: Part 1...
The Woman in the Room: Part 2...
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