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Two friends embark on a road trip after one suffers a great loss in this new indie film. Featuring an unforgettable soundtrack!
Published July 14, 2009 440k views More Info »
Additional Credits
Additional Credits:
Starring: Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette
Directed by: Steve Carr
Written by: Lauren Palmigiano
Produced by: Lauren Palmigiano, Mike Farah, Jason Taragan
Baby Hitchhiker: Gary Owen
Director of Photography: David Thies
AC: Ryan VanAusdall
Camera: Will Shipp
Audio: Jason Perez
Editor: Ross McNamara
Post Sound: Jayce
Production Assistants: Zak Zeman, Josh Simpson
Alicia Make up: Shauna O'Toole
Alicia Hair: Gregory Russell
Alanis Make up: Kayleen McAdams
Wardrobe: Emilie Pereira
Special Thanks: Alissa Vradenburg, Lisa Giglio, Karey Dornetto
My Mother’s Red Hat w/Alicia Silverstone & Alanis Morissette



The video opens with a screen shot of the standard, green, approved fo
all audiences movie preview image. It cuts to an image that says FOD
Exclusive Pictures. The words – A FILM BY S.H. CARR – appear. The shot
cuts to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette walking down a street.



Alicia Silverstone: I can’t. I have so much work to do.



Alanis Morissette: Sweetie. Sweetie. One contest, one.



Alicia Silverstone’s phone rings.



Alicia Silverstone: Hello.



Alanis Morissette: Oh god.



Alicia Silverstone looks upset. The shot cuts to picture of an older woman falling over.



Alicia Silverstone (voiceover): My mother died. I have to drive across the country for the funeral.



The words – ONE PHONE CALL CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING – appear.



The shot cuts back to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette by the road.



Alanis Morissette: Drive? Sweetie, why don’t you fly?



Alicia Silverstone: Because, I need to find myself.



The words – ONE FRIEND CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE – appear. The shot
cuts to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette packing a car.



Alicia Silverstone: Thanks for coming with me.



Alanis Morissette: Of course, sweetie, I’m your best friend.



The words – ONE MOTHER’S HATE CAN EASE THE PAIN – appear.



The shot cuts back to Alanis Morissette and Alicia Silverstone by the car.



Alanis Morissette: Oh my God, a road trip!



Alanis Morissette and Alicia Silverstone: Woo!



Alicia Silverstone trails off and begins to cry. The words – WITH AN
UNFORGETTABLE SOUNDTRACK – appear. The shot cuts to Alicia Silverstone
and Alanis Morissette driving in a car. Alanis Morissette takes a
picture while she and Alicia Silverstone flip each other the bird. They
pick up a bizarre hitchhiker. The following text appears over the video
of them driving – WITH RA RA RIOT, MINUS THE BEAR, WILCO, WINGDOM
FLYING CLUB. The shot cuts to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette
sitting in the car eating.



Alanis Morissette: You’re not going to spend this whole road trip freaking out about your mom are you?



The following text appears: “Someone dies and then there’s a LOT of
music. Much more music than story.” Kelly Draper, LA Weekly.



The shot cuts back to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette in the car.



Alanis Morissette: Are you kidding me? You can’t bring your mother back with a red hat.



Alicia Silverstone: Maybe, I won’t bring you back.



Alanis Morissette (mocking): Maybe, I won’t bring you back.



The shot cuts to Alanis Morissette and Alicia Silverstone driving. A list scrolls over the video as follows:



FEATURING SONGS FROM



SLIGHTLY STOOPID

PRESTON SCHOOL OF INDUSTRY

BRIGHT EYES

LIONS DENTURES

ASPIRING WAITERS

AURAL SAX BURGUNDAY BEER BELLIES

JODY FOSTER’S ARMY

CROSS EYED CHICKEN

TOKYO POLICE CLUB

THE WEAKER THANS

MUSCULAR LESBIANS

HUSKER DU

SONIC YOUTH

DR. DOG

FROU FROU

CONOR OBERST

MATES OF STATE



The shot cuts to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette sitting up in a tree.



Alicia Silverstone: I don’t ever want to leave this spot, ever.



The shot cuts to Alanis Morissette and Alicia Silverstone coming out of
gas station bathrooms. The following text scrolls over the video:



ALSO FEATURING

LYKKE LI

STRAYLIGHT RUN

THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE

THE UMBRELLA SEQUENCE

THE JULIANA THEORY

RED TEAM BLUE TEAM

FOUR NON BLONDES

SHINY TOY GUNS

AND LOTS LOTS MORE



The shot cuts to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette driving
again. The shot cuts to the following text: “Is this a CD or a movie?”
–Charlie Benson, Village Voice. The shot cuts to Alanis Morissette and
Alicia Silverstone driving and then cuts to the outside of a house. The
following text appears over the video: AND THE PREMIERE OF AN
INSTRUMENTAL DRUM TRACK PLAYED BY A KITTEN. Alicia Silverstone is seen
carrying a box out of the house while Alanis Morissette sits on the
lawn.



Alicia Silverstone (voiceover): If you had to sum up your life with one personal item, what would it be?



The shot cuts to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette driving.



Alanis Morissette (voiceover): Shot glass. You?



The shot cuts to Alicia Silverstone giving Alanis Morissette a
piggyback ride. The shot then cuts back to Alanis Morissette and Alicia
Silverstone outside the house.



Alicia Silverstone: My mother’s red hat.



The shot cuts back to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette sitting
in the tree. The following text appears: “At one point they put all the
songs on top of each other. I didn’t like it…at all.” – Bart Fogelsby,
Rolling Stone. The shot cuts to Alanis Morissette and her name appears
in text. The shot then cuts to Alicia Silverstone and her name appears
in text. The shot cuts to Alicia Silverstone and Alanis Morissette
driving in the car. The following text appears: MY MOTHER’S RED HAT
COMING STRAIGHT TO DVD SOON.
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