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Marissa, a young CEO and sister returns to her hometown to face her mother’s impending death and the unsteady sibling relationship with her brother. Liam; her brother, stayed by his mother’s side and acted as her caregiver while Marissa was off creating her future. After nine years of avoiding her past Marissa is given the ultimate challenge of deciding the fate of her mother’s care after being appointed as Roselyn’s (Marissa’s mother) POA (Power of Attorney). This causes greater strife in her relationship with Liam. At a time like this, they are forced to work through their issues while deciding if to terminate their mother’s care. Marissa and Liam work together and come to a decision to keep fighting for their mother’s life. Their mother falls into cardiac arrest but the medical bring her back. Liam reconsiders his plea to keep his mother on life support, and the siblings sign off to let their mother go. The mood is heavy but there is some relief in the fact that the siblings are on the road to a healthier relationship.

  • Allysa Cole
  • Allysa Coleman
  • Alex Gonzalez
    Assistant Director
  • Jordan Hood
  • Daisy Martinez
    Key Cast
  • Pedro Vera
    Key Cast
  • Ryne Anderson
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 10, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    400 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 4k
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
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Director Biography - Allysa Coleman

Allysa Coleman is a junior studying at the University of North Georgia. She is currently working towards a degree in Film and Digital Media with a concentration in production. Allysa is avidly working towards perfecting her craft and immerses herself in the life of an industry professional. She has worked for an up-and-coming rap group; Yang N’ Bang. She produced their music video; ’97, and plans to continue working with them on future projects. Allysa has dabbled in other aspects of the industry. She is in the process of finishing up her latest project; Ripples, where she took on the role as writer/director. Allysa excels in many aspects of the industry and plans to continue working towards her ambitious goals.

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