The forged and crew additionally traveled from Marlboro to shoot in Colrain, Mass. To cover extra of the prices, Craven goals to lift $100,000 via a Kickstarter campaign that ends on May 21. The director started writing Lost Nation within the winter of 2020, when he was instructing at New York’s Sarah Lawrence College. He and his college students produced a 185-page first draft. But his curiosity in Vermont historical past dates back to his arrival in the state greater than forty five years ago. That winter of 1974, Craven was driving a borrowed truck with a load of firewood when the brakes gave out.