Winner of seven film Awards, including "BEST SCREENPLAY", "BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY", "BEST EDITING",  and "BEST FEATURE FILM" Award, DEUCE OF SPADES has established itself as a "Landmark in independent filmmaking", a "Masterpiece" that will withstand the test of time. Whether male or female, young or old, all audiences have embraced this timeless cult classic.  With a hardcore fan base spanning the four corners of the globe, this is the hotrod film the critics are raving about.
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"Years ago I fell in love with the work of artist Tom Fritz for his stunning use of form and light, and because he catches the essence of hot rod spirit in images of cars racing across desert basins. Deuce of Spades amazed me as the motion picture embodiment of Tom Fritz' art, a spiritual experience of beauty, freedom and raw power. The romance in Deuce of Spades is not limited to that between guys (and girls) and their cars, but also about a love affair interrupted by circumstance, and a woman's quest to bring that affair to fulfillment. The photography is a knock-out, and the actors, plot and dialog are all solid and convincing. I seldom buy a feature film, but this is one I am enjoying over and over."                                                                                                                             - Phill Laursen
"Faith Granger made a masterpiece... Through an astonishing plot and compelling cinematography, the movie is really able to convey the true, old and deep feelings between some men and some cars, from start to end... And the end is fantastic!"
"Deuce of Spades was by far the best movie I saw in 2010 and although I'm not a member of the Academy, it gets my nod for the Oscar as best picture of 2010! Set against the backdrop of the early 1950's, Deuce of Spades whisks you away into the very heart and soul of classic hot rodding. More than just lots of very cool cars, and believe me, there is a veritable sea of timeless classics, at its core, Deuce of Spades is a powerful and moving love story. Woven into the colorful tapestry of swing dancing, vintage rock 'n' roll, saddle shoes, and fast cars, this movie goes straight for your heartstrings and doesn't let go. Hang on tight 'cause you're right along for the ride with Johnny Callaway, (wonderfully played by Timothy Luke) and his Deuce of Spades. Faith Granger has created something truly magical that will stand for years to come as a landmark in independent cinema. There's an honesty and passion which comes through and the only thing which touches me more than the story portrayed in the movie is the story behind its brilliantly gifted creator."                                                                     - Craig Bowman
"An incredible movie/experience…  My wife Brenda, Joe, Angie and me were all blown away with the story, acting, twists, the emotion and on and on.  I definitely will tell my friends and family about it and what they missed today.  The cars, the bands, the people… a great experience.  Truthfully, I expected we would see the movie, check out the cars and get on with daily life in Fillmore.  We got there at 11:30am and stayed all day and into the evening… "                                                  -  Dave Crocket - President Fillmore Chamber of Commerce.
"Faith, what an outstanding outcome for your film. Congratulations. I really thought the film is terrific."                                                                         - Ray Brown, Fillmore Film Commission.
"This is a very complex film. It went against every stereotype I knew of. It certainly wasn't a typical Hollywood, prepackaged and stale copy of the standard work. This film will have great cross-over appeal. There are only a few movies that I enjoy seeing over and over again. Deuce of Spades is so full of meaning that I could watch this movie over and over again and still find something fresh.(...) It is riveting and unforgettable. Deuce of Spades isn't an easy film to review and it often is a hard film to watch; exactly the kinds of films that over time become a cult favorite."                                                - Richard Parks, son of Wally Parks, founder of the NHRA.  
"I thoroughly enjoyed watching the film from beginning to end. I teared up at least three times. It has just the right amount of drama, humor, tragedy, excitement, despair, and redemption. What the filmmaker has accomplished is nothing short of amazing!  I've seen many films, studio blockbusters and independents, and I must say that this exceeds the expectations of an independent film, although it has elements of an independent, it is exceptionally unique in it's story, presentation and cinematography. After seeing it, I'm actually having dreams of scenes from the movie now!"                                                                       - Robert Eldon, Filmmaker
"There is a level of genius in this production! The lighting, composition, ingenuity and creativity are as good as I have seen in 25 years of producing films and television. Especially the period scenes. The film captured the 50's and hot rod scene. (...) The director had some brilliant ideas that succeeded on film. Bravo. The story is well thought out, the direction is strong, and the casting was very successful. I believe Faith Granger will have success with this film and the films to follow. Her directing career is off to a great start."                                                                        - Oak O'Connor                                                                          Sr. Director, Production and Programming                                                                          GoTV Networks & Studio
"Following the press releases since the beginning, the movie was all I hoped it to be... And more!  "                                                                                                                                   - Jerry Kennedy, National Street Rod Association
"Deuce of Spades is a hand crafted piece of art. This is a car movie, but it actually has character development, a plot, high craftsmanship, and a meaningful message which will extend its appeal far beyond the typical car movie crowd. All the characters in this movie are fully three dimensional characters that evolve and change before the audience's eyes. They do not fall into the stereotypical categories associated with many movie characters, and show true real-life emotion, strength, and weakness. The well thought out plot keeps the audience emotionally involved with all of the characters, while giving both the character and audience room to grow. All while the plot twists create a true need to understand the characters and know the truth about the Deuce. The quality of Deuce of Spades is also fantastic. The cinematography is very nicely done; using lots of natural light that helps showcase all of the stars of this film, including the cars. The scenery and locations are also well chosen, and add a realistic back drop for story development. All the vehicles were period correct and added realism to the story. I personally like the use of the TRI fives, 1955, 1956, 1957 Chevrolets, as a way to mark the passage of time. This movie will naturally mean something different to each and every person who sees it, but it does get many messages across relating to the essence and feelings of love, rebellion, pride, passion, fear, and destiny. It is these messages along with the powerful emotions of the characters and decent acting that sets this film apart. Deuce of Spades is much better than most of the movies put out by Hollywood, and stays with you long after the credits have finished. The meaningful feelings that this movie impresses upon an individual should be done by all Hollywood movies. Simply put; most other movies get their doors blown off by the Deuce of Spades."                                                               - Michael Guido
"DEUCE OF SPADES reminded me of why I love hotrodding. There's is nothing more to say but... It is perfect in everyway. Amazing...  It truly touched my heart..."                                                                      - Jake Ciciarelli, hotrodder
"If Someone would ask me what I thought of the movie in one word I would say "AWESOME!! For Granger to go from not working in the Movie or TV industry and have this in 4 short years is nothing short of Aww inspiring. Her determination and relentless pursuit of knowledge both for her roadster maintenance and filmmaking is the stuff legends in both worlds are made of. The movie was Photographed beautifully, Edited Superbly and the Sound design and soundtrack are period perfect!! It is a Standard Hollywood movie. There is no incling at all of anything amateur. The movie is entertaining at all times. There is no LULL in the picture, the story continues to hold your attention throughout the film. Not a boring moment. The effects on the roadster flip over were excellent!!. Faith Granger has really got a great film there. The Sky is the limit!! The sad moments when Bettie gets the letter from Johnny at the book signing was very emotional, I got teary eyed! It's a great film!!                                                               - Osvaldo Silvera, Filmmaker
"A fantastic, retro, timeless master piece. I bought a copy of the film and have watched it three times. It is FANTASTIC! Well edited, superb acting and great directing"                                                                                 - Eric Vigil, photographer
" You did not just touch my heart, you went straight through it! Growing up in Sweden on American Graffiti and dreams of the 50´s I have seen just about every movie ever made that included any of that, and this  movie of yours is the best one I have ever seen.   Thank You so very much for fighting for  your dream, it was well worth it and you will inspire many, many people. This movie will be known forever as one of the big ones, and frankly, I think you just started an avalanche."                                                                     - Peter Place, classic car collector / trader
"This is an Oscar movie! The love story is even better then the movie "The Notebook"                                                                                 - Crystal Dossett
"Bonjour Faith. Je ne sais comment commencer, car tant d'émotions me bouleversent après la vision de ton film! Quel bhoneur de regarder DEUCE OF SPADE, il y avait bien lontemps que je n'avais pas vu un film de cette qualité, écrie, réalisé, produit et joué par toi; quel justesse. Je dis chapeaux bas, tour de force incroyable. Si je n'habitais pas de l'autre coté de l'atlantique j'aurais adoré participé à la réalisation de ce film même comme simple aide de camps. DEUCE OF SPADE respire la sincérité et la noblesse d'âme, l'esprit du hot roding est là dans tout ce qu'il y a de plus grand. Car c'est bien la le secret, l'esprit, l'âme. C'est à peine croyable,on pourrais presque palper les émotions, cette alchimie presque magique qui relie quatre destins à une machine, le DEUCE OF SPADE, prolongement de l'âme à la matière. Ton film touche la perfection, amour, foi, bonté d'âme, noblesse, courage, passion, ténacité. Une belle leçon de vie."                                                                                   - Alexandre Chatelle - FRANCE
" Truly a work of diligence & hard work! All photography was at its best, all scenes were of great quality, and the filmmaker was adamant on keeping the period of props very close to reality.(...) All the actors did a superb job (...) "Good job"!                                                                       -  Don Thomas, LA ROADSTERS  
"All I can say is ... Faith Granger has created a timeless masterpiece.   The hot rod culture, the meticulous attention to period detail, the characters, the story, the beautiful cinematography, the music, the whole package: I don’t think I’m going over the edge when I say I had flashes of Bergman and Wells watching Deuce of Spades. DEUCE OF SPADES gets even better with each viewing and it's artistry is a pleasure to experience!   Granger put Hollywood studios to shame. If there is any justice, she will have a great future in film."                                                                       - Kevin  Bishop - CANADA
"Great movie! There wasn't a dry eye in the house!"                                                                       - Ron Main, SIDEWINDERS President.
"Deuce Of Spades is powerful and compelling"                                                - Dave Mann, Land Speed racer.
"An absolutely wonderful film!"                                  - Bob Fanucchi.
"Wow! I am so impressed and amazed by this film. It is truly a beautiful piece, an accomplishment. "                                                    - Harriette Middleton
"The movie was great! I loved all of it - There should be more movies like this! "                                                                        - Debbie, Spectator.
" I was so moved by this movie that it’s been 5 days and I can’t stop thinking or talking about it.  The storyline truly had something for everybody."                                                                - Wendy Reese, spectator.
"Since seeing the film, my dad has spoken of nothing else. He has not been able to sleep! He loved it!! I thought it was great myself, I was very impressed."                                                                        - Lindy Reilley, car collector.
"Great story, strong presentation and a beautiful portrayal of the 50s, the decade in which many of us "grew up", myself included. Granger has done a fabulous job, a true labor of love and we are all the richer for it."                                                                - Tom Potter, car owner.
“As a highly original independent film DEUCE OF SPADES stands out proudly from the pack, but as a very first feature from a brand new, self-taught director who’s learned literally EVERYTHING she knows on the job, it is simply unparalleled. This film and the story behind its creation are extraordinary, and nothing this filmmaker accomplishes in the future will surprise me; she’s that good.”                                                    - Brendan Davis, Producer (DEADGIRL, ROUGH HUSTLE)
"The ride was long , but after seeing the film my ride meant nothing. I am very grateful that Faith Granger came up with such a fantastic film. Timothy Luke and the others did a very awesome  job.  I was not aware that he was the main guy in the film when he shook my hand at the Premiere. DEUCE OF SPADES is a great, wonderful movie that has delivered color in this black and white world. "                                                                           - Sir Spencer Simon, car owner
 "Outstanding film!! I lived much of that era and Granger nailed it !!! After it ended I just had to sit a while.  It was **that** good."                                                                            - Frank Melbourne, FL
"I have never seen a TRULY independent movie that is set on a time period done so well, let alone by a first time filmmaker. Faith Granger has really proven herself to be very talented and I can't wait to see what she tackles next. Although this is not a big budget film, the story is solid and the ability to extract emotion from the audience is as powerful as many of today's Hollywood movies. This is a gem for sure and if nothing else, the story of how it was made will inspire artists throughout the world to pursue their dreams and create."                                                   - Luis Sinibaldi, Producer.
"I came to the premiere on Sunday with high expectations for seeing a true 50's hot rod movie. My expectations were certainly met but I had not expected to be taken on an emotional roller coaster; it's rare that I cry in a movie but the film got to me."                                                                            - Les Bateman
"I can't stop thinking about this film, and the more I read about the process, the more impressed I become. Then I saw the picture of Faith and her camera... OMG.... That was P2??? I shoot P2 for NBC and it sure the hell never looked like that!! WOW. I'm stunned."                                                   - Lori Bentley Law, photographer.
 "That was such an incredible experience yesterday at the premiere... The movie was fabulous,  the event, spectacular and the cast was so nice and all were so reachable/touchable to the FANS!! "                                                                          - Sue and Steve Smashey
"I loved it!!! What a sexy film and I loved the cars, all of them! The film choked me up a bit: That never happens to me. The ending was very powerful and profound. It still moves me thinking about it!"                                                   - David Gallentine
"I can't stop thinking about this film, and the more I read about the process, the more impressed I become. Then I saw the picture of Faith and her camera... OMG.... That was P2??? I shoot P2 for NBC and it sure the hell never looked like that!! WOW. I'm stunned."                                                   - Lori Bentley Law, photographer.
"Faith Granger's Deuce of Spades is an incredible accomplishment of dedication, grit and talent. The cars, the clothes, the dancing and the environment she has created are so authentic that you are transported to another time. But Deuce of Spades is not just for hot rodders! It is a celebration of the cars and hotrodders of that era yes, but it is much more than that.  It is a love story that grabs your heart while the beautifully filmed scenes mesmerize your eyes. Newcomer Timothy Luke, is an exciting star...ala James Dean.  Very impressive first film. A must see!"                                                                   - C. Campbell
 "I must say I was lucky enough to be at the Test Screening of DEUCE OF SPADES. I was engrossed right from the beginning of the movie and up till the very end. It touched my heart and brought back my youth once again. The sound designs were mysterious and enchanting. The storyline was so real, I could relate my own life to it. The dialogues and actors were right on as if it were the fifties all over again. I have many adjectives to describe DEUCE OF SPADES but for now I'll just say it was AWESOME!....I can't wait to see it again."                                                                                          - Sam Stray
"Loved the film ... Loved all of it... The  characters... I feel that is where the movie gets it life... The attention to period detail is on the money.. When all is said and done you really do have a winner and reading what you went through to get it done is amazing.. Great film!! Enjoy your victory. You earned it..."                                                                 - Bobby Champagne
 " An extremely well done and great movie "                                                   - David P. Donaldson, MFA
 "The use of lighting is sheer emotion, the story comes through loud and clear... I have never been so moved by anyone's work like that."                                                         - Mike S.
" I was impressed by everything: Performances, how the story came together, photography, etc. You should be proud."                                         - Terry Starling
 "DEUCE OF SPADES really really rocked the audience in a huge way. Never have I witnessed such a large crowd riveted to their seats. Hardly anybody even moved in their chairs an inch!  The film was a huge success. It comes straight from the heart and the integrity of the filmmaker is very obvious. An amazing heartfelt major contribution to all of us who lived the era..."                                                                                 - Johnny Clay
 "Haven't been able to get this movie out of my head since I saw it last night"                                                                                 - Henry D. Jones
 "Caught the film in Daytona last night... I think Faith Granger has a winner on her hands! The audience reaction was very positive, and everyone seemed to enjoy it."                                                                               - Bud Pyle
"A very good movie!"                      - Linda DeMarco
" Excellent film, well done.  (...)  One thousand percent better than we would have ever expected from a private movie producer. It was a privilege to be there at the screening."                                                                         - Gary Gross
 " Saw the screening premiere of Deuce of Spades in Daytona. Loved the whole concept.  Story line was really great. Music fit very well. Will definitely see it again. I was expecting a different ending so I was surprised in the end.  I have told all my hotrod and non hotrod friends about this film!"                                                                  - Pat Gross
  "Fantastic job! The camera work was sweet.  The wide shots on the flats during magic hour were stunning.  I love that stuff."                                           - R.T, Independent Filmmaker
 "Awesome art piece! Incredible sense of style and emotion..."                                                            - Jan Müller
 "Just wanted to say a big "Thank You" and what a fantastic job on your movie. My son purchased it for me last x-mas, and I have to say it was well worth the wait. My wife Paula and two boys Frankie and Gabe just finished watching it. I think I'm going for a ride in my roadster!!! Once again "GREAT JOB"  "                                                            - Frank Tamayo
  "Deuce of Spades is a great movie! Wonderful acting, directing and incredible detail!  This movie is actually better than American Graffiti! It is a real winner! Love it and we are looking forward to seeing it again!"                                                                                                                                                             - Roberta & Jerry Morford  
 "My wife and I were  blown away by the quality and the story of this movie.  We have not seen a better movie come from the big studios and we hope the filmmaker gets the recognition they so richly deserve."                                                            - Steve and Carol Rutherford  
"You nailed it girl.  I'm an old gear head, drag racer, hot rodder.  Just growing old, not up.  This is the first time i've watched a love story from start to finish.  Thanks for bringing me down memory lane.  Only the best is coming your way."                                                                                                                                                             - Bobby T.  
 "Two thumbs way up on the film!"                                            - Jeffery Haas, filmmaker.
  "Just finished watching the movie. WOW! Great hot rods, perfect casting, locations and real hot rodders at the lakes. Period perfect and tells a story which really could have happened. Very well written and photographed. A great hot rod movie and love story. (Yes I shed a few tears)."                                                                                                                                                             - Dave Moren  
"This movie is beautiful!! I received my copy today and immediately put in in to watch. All I can say is WOW! If real men don't cry then I guess I'm not real because I did at the end of the film.   Thank you for giving the world this movie."                                                            - Devin Cary  
 "What a fantastic film! This is so much better than so many of the big buck Hollywood garbage films that come out! Loved the story, loved the music, just loved the film."                                                            - Gary Swiatowy  
"Wow! What a great movie. Faith Granger hit it out of the park. Looks like the stage is set for a great career for her - in writing, directing, filming, acting, and music. Looking forward to her next piece."                                                                                                                                                            - Dan Knopp  
   "This is really hard for me to write, I'm such a jumble of emotions right now after watching DOS, I'll just say that I LOVED EVERYTHING about it !!! In St. Paul, Minnesota where I live I was in a Car Club called "The Jokers Wild" I just wanted to say how this movie brought back so many of my own car club memories....I never had a second chance. I can see why Faith Granger turned down major studio backing, she did it her way and did it right, they would have wrecked it."                                                            - Paul Busta  
"This movie is beautiful!! I received my copy today and immediately put in in to watch. All I can say is WOW! If real men don't cry then I guess I'm not real because I did at the end of the film.   Thank you for giving the world this movie."                                                            - Devin Cary  
                      "The film is AWESOME!”                                                                                                                                  - Michael Wittman  
  "I am blown away! I loved that Deuce! Well worth the waiting!"                                                                                                                                            - Fredrik Holmlund, Sweden  
  "I received my copies of Deuce of Spades this evening (literally delivered by the postman at 8:30 PM), as well as my signed poster.  I couldn’t wait to watch the movie.  It’s now about 1:20 AM, I watched the movie, the extra features, and director’s commentary all in one sitting! The movie was awesome and amazing.  It touched every emotion… You cannot watch this movie without laughing and crying.  Faith Granger's ability to blend a timeless love story with a hot rod theme was really thrilling to watch.  Her care in making sure everything was historically accurate was readily apparent and is a testimony to her dedication to the project.  She is truly a gifted artist."                                                            - Mike Drennan  
"Deuce Of Spades is one of those films which can be enjoyed repeatedly, due in great part to the filming style, the scenery, and the music.  I can just coast with it, letting it carry me along for a ride.  There were no hot rods around where I grew up so watching this film is "the next best thing to being there" as Ma Bell used to say."                                                                                                                                            - Richard Hobbard, CA  
"The movie is FANTASTIC! The 2 hours went by like 5 minutes. This is going to be a huge success."                                                           - John Holden  
 "AWESOME. This is a great hot rod epic! What a great movie. Well done, great photography and we loved the story line and the presentation. This was even better than the trailers let on!"                                                           - Butch Chaffer  
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WINNER OF 7 FILM AWARDS! SYNOPSIS: When a hotrod girl finds a mysterious letter dating back to the fifties hidden in her roadster, she is left with nothing but questions... She sets out to find the answers and retrace her deuce's troubled past. RUNTIME:  2 hours 7 minutes GENRE:  Period Drama WEBSITE:
THE MAKING OF DEUCE OF SPADES SYNOPSIS: In this six episode mini series, filmmaker FAITH GRANGER shares her amazing story and how she was able to make a critically acclaimed, Multi-Award winning period film on her own, without a budget, crew, schooling or any experience in the film industry.  A must see for anyone chasing a dream. RUNTIME:  3 hours 25 minutes (all episodes) GENRE:  Documentary

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