She makes feature debut with indie film

Amy Redford is making her feature directing debut on “The Guitar,” an indie film just getting under way in New York.

Amos Poe’s script concerns the transformation of a woman after she is diagnosed with terminal cancer, fired from her thankless job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she blows her savings and maxes out her credit cards to pursue her dreams, which include romance and learning to play the electric guitar.

Saffron Burrows, Isaach de Bankole and Paz de la Huerta star.

Redford, daughter of Robert Redford, is producing the film with Heyward Collins, Bob Jason, Poe and Brad Zions; Andy Emilio and Bob Kravitz exec produce.

Redford began her career directing theater, but then moved into acting in films and TV projects and took her time coming back to helming, which she said is her first love.

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