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Charlotte is alone, scared, and frightened from losing her parents at a young age. Charlotte's caretaker Samuel provides hope and comfort until circumstances turn horribly wrong in the long run. Their relationship will be tested, while Charlotte continues to fight her mental disorder.

  • Logan Mansberger
  • Logan Mansberger
  • Logan Mansberger
  • Joey Hickman
    Key Cast
  • Dani Hickman
    Key Cast
  • John Adams
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    16 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Logan Mansberger

Actor, director, producer, and the founder of Penalty. Logan Mansberger was born in Truckee, California and spent his early years in the mountains in Oregon. Mansberger grew up in Bend, Oregon he made his first film when he was only twelve years old and fell in love with the process of media creation in all its different facets.

In 2011, he started directing with a short called "My Brother," a WWII thriller set in the 1940s about two brothers pinned down under heavy enemy fire. Mansberger cites this film as initially what inspired him to become a filmmaker. His most memorable achievements were his short films that gained him recondition, most notable is his no-budget short film "Charlotte," which garnered Mansberger attention at numerous film festivals around the United States.

Mansberger formed his company 'Penalty Productions' in 2018 with his short film, "John, Do Your Will." The company focuses on independent films and established Mansberger as a producer in the film industry. Penalty Productions continues to create, distribute, and market content in many different forms. Mansberger continued in 2020 with, "At Noon" which is a modernization of a classic genre, the American western. He co-wrote, starred, produced, and directed this modernization of a beloved genre that found popularity and attention with a distribution deal from Amazon Prime Video. He continued with his prison drama in 2021 called "Contingency," which he starred and directed himself winning numerous awards and accolades across the United States and Europe.

In 2022, Mansberger is responsible for curating, developing, and distributing projects through Penalty Productions label of media. He is the Chief Executive Officer at Penalty, located in the heart of Los Angeles, CA he oversees all operations and management for film productions distributed through Penalty. The company continues to distribute award-winning content and most importantly tells stories that challenge the current climate of films being produced in today’s market.

Penalty is made up of artists, dreamers, and rebels that have the ambition to showcase their unique voices in the realm of film and media. Penalty is committed to telling bold, innovative, and memorable stories that reflect the vision of storytelling that started since it’s inception from Logan Mansberger.

Known for his ambiguous ending style, and known for getting projects made with little to no financial capabilities. The director has used a multitude of resources to tell stories in a bold and stylish way. Mansberger's youth has defined his future, shaping who he is in many ways to create media and films for all to enjoy. Being captivated and inspired by movies at a young age has led to his personal growth and style in filmmaking.

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