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"Cuddle" - Episode 5 of Elle Rose Series

Love can be complicated. Noah quickly realizes this as he plans the perfect proposal dinner for girlfriend Shecre. Roland realizes this as he and wife Tiffany iron out a few marital kinks. And Dr. Don's assistant realizes it as she falls more and more for her boss. Meanwhile, Elle Rose and Carter are on Cloud 9, enjoying this moment in their marriage.

  • Jessica B. Smith
    Elle Rose: The Movie
  • Jessica B. Smith
    Elle Rose: The Movie
  • Jessica B. Smith
    Elle Rose: The Movie
  • Jessica B. Smith
    Key Cast
    "Elle Rose"
  • Shaun McMillan
    Key Cast
  • Ben Dawson
    Key Cast
  • Evit Emerson
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    32 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 25, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Spring Lane Film Festival

  • Hollywood International Golden Age Festival

  • Lotus Cinemas & Raleigh Film and Art Festival Encore

    Official Selection
  • Charlotte Black Film Festival

    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Amazon Prime Video
    Country: United States
    Rights: Video on Demand
Director Biography - Jessica B. Smith

Bio: An NC native and mother of four, Jessica B. Smith wrote, produced, and directed her debut film in 2019, which is a romantic-comedy feature titled Elle Rose. That film was a Semi-Finalist in both the Southeast Regional Film Festival and the Dreamachine International Film Festival. It was also an Official Selection in the Raleigh Art & Film Festival. Jessica holds an MFA in Creative Writing from National University (La Jolla, CA), and she’s a GED/ESL college professor and a four-time published author. She also wrote, directed and produced Elle Rose: The Series in 2020, which has a 5-star rating on Amazon Prime. When not writing, directing, producing or coaching and inspiring other creatives, you can find Jessica spending time with her husband and children.

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Director Statement

I always want to read something that makes me feel something. I always want to watch something that makes me feel something. And because of this, I will always write to make my audience feel.