Small-town Ohio, by the Numbers

Aug 11, 2009

From 614 Magazine:
Susan Sarandon in the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Seemingly half of Keanu Reeves' characters.


From a film perspective, Ohioans have always been portrayed in narrow light, iconic, naive, and backwards.

Three years ago, in a Dallas airport bar, brothers Bill and Turner Ross set out to rewrite the script, changing in some small part the way our native state is viewed.

The result is 45365, a documentary about the brothers' hometown of Sidney, Ohio, which will screen at the Wexner Center this month (Aug. 14-15). A production of massive proportions, the film has not only helped to change the lens through which Ohio is viewed, but has also altered the lives of the filmmakers themselves.
Continue reading the article, featuring an interview with the filmmakers.