4 Movies and Short Films that were filmed in Streamwood

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Streamwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. This was incorporated as a village in 1957. Streamwood was earlier known as Hoosier Grove and it was the home to many farmers. According to the United States Census of 2010, the estimated population of this was 39,858. It is the northwest suburb of Chicago and is a part of the Chicago Metropolitan Area.

Streamwood is one of the three communities that make up the so-called “Tri-Village” area along with Barlett and Hanover Park. A major retail sector has developed in recent years at the intersection of Illinois Route 59 and Illinois Route 19 called Sutton Park.

Some of the movies filmed in this village are mentioned below.

Under the Sun (2016):

This short-drama sci-fi movie is written and directed by Miguel A. Garcia. This movie stars Andre Milagrosa, Andres Garcia, and Gissell Arriola. This movie has the tagline of “To everything, there is a season, a time for every purpose.”

The story revolves around the life of Jack, who misses his old life very much as the present life is not so interesting. Tragedy strikes his family and things start to go downhill. To get back his old life, Jack sets out to create a time machine. Although the process is very hard he will stop at nothing to do it. He does this all while dealing with the concerns and skepticism of his family.

Filming Locations:

Streamwood, Illinois

God Forgive Us (2014):

This drama movie is written and directed by Michael Bachochin. This movie was nominated for 2 awards (Eko International Film Festival award for Best Feature Film and Green Bay Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay). It has the tagline of “I can’t rationalize the things that God does…”

The story revolves around the life of four people who are struggling with different problems in their life. One of them is struggling with drug addiction, the other with existential suicide, the third with a terminal illness, and the fourth with death. They collide together with their dramatic lives. This movie perfectly portrays the different aspects of life and society. This movie portrays the utter hopelessness that all humans experience on the daily basis, regardless of their class or social life.

Filming Locations:

Streamwood, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

Antioch, Illinois

Deerfield, Illinois

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Abandonado (2014):

This short sci-fi thriller movie is written and directed by Miguel A. Garcia. This movie has the tagline of “Desperate times, desperate measures.”

The story revolves around the life of a young man who is left behind in a Christian rapture who is so smart and active that he builds a clone to do his daily chores. The world during this time has become very dangerous. This clone in time starts to rebel against the guy. He must now do research and find the reason behind his flaws and betrayal.

Filming Locations:

Streamwood, Illinois

Gnome Man’s Land (2008):

This short-comedy mystery movie is written by David B. Grelck (screenplay) and is directed by Sean Colbert. This movie stars David B. Brelck, Tricia Noens, and Kevin Wiczer. It has the tagline of “Time to sweat the small stuff.”

The story revolves around the life of David Conroy, who is a novelist and has to meet a deadline that is approaching very fast. An unfortunate fall has left him in a wheelchair for several weeks. Due to this accident, he confined himself to his living room. He has lost his willpower and ability to write and work on his novel. All he does is stare out the window with its view of Conroy’s neighbor. He notices something strange about the garden gnomes on the lawn across the street. The more he watches them keenly the more he is convinced that something is strange happening there.

Filming Locations:

Streamwood, Illinois

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