Group Therapy

6 mentally disturbed people save each other.

  • Daniel Bollag
  • Daniel Bollag
  • Anthony Ferro
  • Janelle Odair
    Key Cast
  • John Brindle
    Key Cast
  • Adam Childs
    Key Cast
  • Matt Sammartine
    Key Cast
  • Edward Kasper
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 12 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 6, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Distribution Information
  • Princ Films
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Daniel Bollag

Daniel Baruch Bollag
Born May 25, 1968 in NYC.

1986-1990 - Basic Education
1990 - Trading commodities for Marc Rich Co. AG in Zug Switzerland.
1991 -1992 - Poetry and Performance artist in New York City.
1993-1994 - Film School - New York City.
1995-2005 - Fine Art: Painting.
Represented by "Artopia Gallery" - 2 solo shows 57 st.
Raw Space/The time is always now Soho/42st. Solo show.
Museum show in Madrid, Museo de la Ciudad - Group show.
Various Solo California shows and exhibitions.
1998 - 2009 - Trading commodities in Western Europe and the former Soviet Republic (Molybdenum, Tungsten).
2005 - Lived in Paris trading commodities and creating fine art.
2009 - Published Novel - “Memoirs of a Murder”.
2009 - Published memoir - "OCD and me”.
2009 - Published book of poetry - “Daniel Bollag Poetry”.
2010 - Wrote and Directed movie based on the novel, “Identical” - award winning movie with major distribution.
2012 - Release of Identical world wide.
2013 - Wrote and directed “Blood Ganja” - a documentary expose on civil rights.
2013 - Associate producer for environmental documentary - “The End of Southern California”.
2014 - Created a local Pop Up Film Festival for up and coming film makers.
2014 - Published second book of poetry - “Daniel Bollag Poetry 2”.
2015 - Wrote and directed "A Rabbi, a Priest and an ex-Gumba…”
2016 - Wrote and directed “ Group Therapy”.
2017 - Pre production of next film, written by Daniel Bollag - “Mary on the Lamb”.

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Director Statement

6 people going through their own struggles. 6 random patients, all struggling with different issues that happen on the same therapy group. They are from different worlds and different cultures. Their issues are as diverse as their backgrounds, while as universal as the need for love and acceptance.

Gerald, a homeless man worth millions of dollars lives on the streets. He searches for forgiveness in the sudden death of his love 13 years earlier, Heather. The second patient is Maggie, a beautiful orthodox Jewish bride tries to salvage a marriage constructed around a fundemental untruth. Will she ever feel true love? The third, Sylvester, lost his son of 26. He never said “I love you”, to his son. Can he forgive himself? There are 3 more patients, Carl and Adam and Mordecai. All of them have a myriad of emotions and demons, they are trying to unravel or escape.

This intersected highway of psychological drama will take you on a thrilling ride that will end on a simple note, “We are all strangers…"