Fiona Graham, Johnny Sanchez, Tom Wilton, Frank Oz (executive), Tom Hunter (executive), Rosie Cosch (executive), Sage Snakechalmer (executive) for Jump Productions, 10,100 AD, NYLAHD, Reel Creative Studios
directed by Heidi Miami Marshall
starring Fiona Graham, Marc Menchaca, Reiko Aylesworth
written by Tom Wilton, music supervisor: James Babson
Amanda (Fiona Graham) has so had it with her husband Craig (Marc
Menchaca), to the point that she actually packs her bags to leave him.
reaction? He literally breaks down in front of her, and when he's later
checked at the hospital, it's found out his condition is chronic and he'll
slowly fade away. Something he knew about for years, just never cared to
tell Amanda - who now has to see the man she wanted to leave slowly turn
into a vegetable, with her having to care for him. It's only eventually
that she decides to take life into her own hands ... which for some reason
means to drive into the country, stop at a certain diner, and have a chat
with a certain barmaid (Reiko Aylesworth) ...
a quiet little film about a big subject that deliberately takes its time
to tell its story and stays away from hammering home its twist ending,
instead gives it room to develop - and all of this works just greatly,
thanks to a very subtle directorial effort that chooses small gestures
over big effects, a cleverly structured script, and of course a great
Well worth a peak!!!