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Last Words

At the Daughters of Lot Actors Home, Miss Larson confounds Nurse Jenkins by weaving the last words of the famous and infamous into a coded incomprehension that she hopes will be decoded into understanding and connection.

Judith Roberts as Miss Larson

  • Paul Kelly
    My Day, Fermented
  • Paul Kelly
    My Day, Fermented
  • Paul Brenner
    My Day, Fermented
  • Paul Kelly
    My Day, Fermented
  • Judith Roberts
    Key Cast
    Last Words, My Day
  • Patricia Randell
    Key Cast
    Last Words, My Day
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Blackmagic Cinema Camera
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • California Film Awards
    United States
    January 5, 2017
    Diamond Award (Short Film Competition)
  • Blackbird Film Festival
    Cortland, New York
    United States
    April 24, 2016
  • Los Angeles Independent Film Festival
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    March 19, 2016
  • International Independent Film Awards
    Encino, California
    December 10, 2015
    Silver Winner, Best Narrative Short; Platinum Winner, Judith Roberts, Actress in a Leading Role
  • Action On Film Festival
    Monrovia, California
    September 22, 2015
  • Indie Gathering International Film Festival
    Hudson, Ohio
    August 29, 2015
    Honorable Mention--Short Film
  • Chain NYC Film Festival
    Long Island City, NY, USA
    August 9, 2015
    NYC Premiere
    Best Actress in a Short Film--Judith Roberts
  • The IndieFest Film Awards
    La Jolla, California
    May 15, 2015
    Award of Excellence, Leading Actress--Judith Roberts, Award of Recognition, Short Film
  • Best Shorts Competition
    La Jolla, California
    April 4, 2015
    Award of Merit--Short Film, Award of Merit--Original Score
  • Accolade Global Film Competition
    La Jolla, California
    March 18, 2015
    Award of Excellence, Leading Actress--Judith Roberts; Award of Merit Special Mention, Supporting Actress--Patricia Randell, and Short Film Award
Director Biography - Paul Kelly

Phone: (917) 701-4385

Paul Kelly is a playwright and filmmaker. His published plays have consistently received positive reviews and have been particularly popular with audiences in stage performances at Off-Broadway and Regional Theatres. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. In 2019, as an acknowledgment of his achievements and dedication to the Guild, Kelly was awarded a Lifetime Membership.

Kelly's work has made the leap from stage to screen where he directed the SAG-AFTRA short films, "Fermented" (2010), "My Day" (2013), "Last Words" (2015), "Now" (2016) and "Final Polish" (2017). His films have won several festival and competition awards.

Kelly's super short films include, "Another Visit" (2015), "Who Ate All the Children?" (2016), "MT7" (2016), "Free" (2016), "Bruno, Maya and the Pothole" (2016), "Rough Road" (2016), "The Unattended" (2018), "Fowl Fury" (2019), "Burying Chekhov" (2019), "Elegy" (2019), "A Flying Squirrel's Tale" (2019), "Origin Story" (2019) and "A Head Above the Rest" (2020).

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