Director Brett Simon on “Better Start Running”

“Better Start Running” is a touching little indie film about a shy big box store clerk (Tony Award winner Alex Sharp) on the run from the law who takes a road trip with the girl he has a crush on, his ailing grandfather, and a quirky guy they pick up along the way. As they travel through the heartland on to give the grandfather (Jeremy Irons) one last chance to see the love of his life, a relentless FBI agent…