Written by Herschel Zahnd & Johnathan Vanderford
Starring: Chris Petty Callie Petty Troy H King Edwin R Dawson Aaron Fultz Grace Diamond Jamie Cunningham Christie Troxell Abigail Killmier Sirima Rattanamanokom Dennis Grinar Jayson Allen Jon Mattingly Cristyn Edlin Herschel Zahnd Heather Mae Heines Jessica Vautard
Sam Whitmore is a man with a special talent...he can eat! Backstage at the 15th annual Southwest Regional Puddin' Bowl, Sam reflects on his life up to this point. With a child on the way, the bank ready to foreclose, and a father pressuring him to leave the world of competitive eating behind to run the family business, Sam faces th ultimate challenge, Win and fulfill his dreams, or loose and live his life wondering what could of been. Standing in his way is world Champion eater Lefty Ellseworth, a man as big as his appetite.
This film, made as part of the Louisville, KY 48hr Film Project, was shot in just two days by the newly formed team The American Recording Co's, Sponsored by the American Recording Company and Renegade Art Productions. Reversal of Fortune features an incredible cast including Chris Petty, R. Edwin Dawson, Troy H. King, and introducing Callie Patty in her first screen role. This dramatic cast lets a bit of light into the the cutthroat world of competitive eating and shows us when everything rides on just one moment...bite off more than you can chew...