Regionally Filmed Indie Flick Screens in Eau Claire

Bailey Berg

 
On the set of Clear Lake, WI.

    Clear Lake, WI, a film made in its titular location in southeast Polk County, recently premiered in Hudson and is now screening in limited markets – including ours (Carmike Cinemas)! In the film, a disease breaks out and local preacher (played by Michael Madsen of Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill) claims the outbreak is punishment for the town’s sins and influences a group of teens to kidnap other townspeople. Fifteen years later, a filmmaker convinces some of the former teenagers to return to Clear Lake. But when they return, all hell breaks loose. The regionally made Hollywood thriller has won awards at several film festivals, and co-stars Clear Lake native Dustin Booth, who also produced it.

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