Carmela visits the beauty salon in preparation for an evening out on her 45th wedding anniversary. She's greeted by her two favorite hairdressers, Chu Chi and Pepe. But in a tragic twist, Carmela becomes the most important makeover of their lives.

  • Jeffrey DeChausse
    Esperame, American Auto, Sperfect
  • Jeffrey DeChausse
  • Maeliosa Tiernan
  • Osvaldo Andersson
    Key Cast
  • Hugo Archila Santamaría
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    Drama, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 USD
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  • Rhode Island International Film Festival
    Rhode Island
    United States
    December 1, 2015
    Best Director
Distribution Information
  • ShortsHD
Director Biography - Jeffrey DeChausse

Jeffrey is an Emmy-winning producer, an award-winning director and owner of Tiny Elephant Films in Los Angeles. Growing up between a Detroit television station and his mother’s French carny family, Jeffrey naturally crafted his skills for the art of storytelling. Before directing, Jeffrey had a successful advertising career working at the top agencies worldwide as an award-winning art director and creative director.

He is a passionate filmmaker with a love of strong images and emotional storytelling. He has directed over a hundred national commercials and four short films that have played at over 30 film festival worldwide. Including, ANNIVERSARIO – which won Best Director at Rhode Island International Film Festival and Best Dark Comedy at the Houston International Film Festival. The Austin Film Festival featured Jeffrey and his film ANNIVERSARIO on PBS’s OnStory along side three-time Oscar nominee Frank Darabond.

He has recently finished the documentary AMERICAN AUTO - about an honest used car salesman in the Motor City. It is now screening at film festivals worldwide.

He spends his time between working, family and dreaming of ideas and stories.

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