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“Boo” (2019) Actor/Writer/Director: Rakefet Abergel Interview - Sam Gall Movie Reviews 11/01/20

Updated: Nov 1, 2020

Welcome to my very first interview for

Today I have the lovely, hilarious and terrifying talented; Rakefet Abergel!

She’s been known as an actress for “Superbad”, “New Girl”, and Showtime’s “Shameless”. “Boo” is the second film from Abergel’s production company, Cyclamen Films in which she stars, writes, directs and produced. Her first film, Jax in Love, is currently streaming on Amazon Prime and Vimeo On-Demand and playing on ShortsTV.

Rakefet Abergel was an absolute pleasure to meet, tells us behind the scene stories, her career and what it’s like balancing her work and passion! Some great filmmaking advice, laughs and touching stories! - Recorded 10/29/20

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A traumatic event forces a recovering addict to face her demons, without her worried fiancé uncovering the truth.

“Boo” (2020):

More About BOO: Over the course of a rough night, Devi, seven years sober, must make a difficult choice between who she loves and what she loves. Boo is a tense tale of what happens when addiction threatens to get the best of one woman at exactly the wrong time. We all have our addictions. What’s yours?


Director: Rakefet Abergel

Writer: Rakefet Abergel

Producers: Rakefet Abergel & Marshall Langohr

Director of Photography: Alex U. Griffin

Consulting Director & Editor: Ned Thorne


Rakefet Abergel

Josh Kelly

Parisa Fitz-Henley

Laura Slade Wiggins

Michael Villar

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Edited by Sam Gall. Still working on the best audible option for this right now as my visual/audio series is brand new. Stay tuned for more!

And a big thanks to Journey Wade-Hak for helping me with Zoom tests!

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