Other Recent Films Written and Directed by James Byrne
"Wayside Rest" , 2013, stars Catherine Johnson Justice and Billy Mullaney. A bar band singer on the run teams
up with a high school musician wannabe for a odd couple road trip.
"Dreamer" stars Tracey Maloney and Robert O. Berdahl in an existential romantic comedy. Trust issues,
new boyfriend issues, and issue-issues boil to the surface when a performance artist meets a tax assessor.
"Trade For Magic" , 2012, won Best Short Drama 2012 Highway 61 Film Festival, starring Emily Logan Dooley,
Laura Esping, with Haley Houck and David Wasylik. An introspective mother and wife navigates a
series of whimsical dilemmas in search of enchantment.
for her performance, and also stars Peter Moore in a drama about old wounds and reconciliation.
"Trouble Light" Honorable Mention Best Romantic Comedy, 2012 Indie Gathering Film Festival,
starring Kathryn Lawrey, John Skelley, and Christine Weber. Amateur psychoanalysis and electricity get
involved when a frustrated filmmaker tries to make a new friend.
James Byrne's most recent film, "The Light of Each New Day", stars Shelby Richardson, Michael Hanna, Jauston Campbell, and Jessie Scarborough-Ghent. It premieres at the 2015 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival this April.
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The "Light of Each New Day" is a gentle portrait of a zealous book collector who struggles to keep her life from spinning out of control.