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I aimed to show the journey of finding your identity through highs and lows. The character Hannah is living in a beautiful world of her own and having fun, finally feeling free from her thoughts as they creep in on her. The drugs she takes can be perceived as chasing a high, (it is more symbolic than literal) chasing an escape from the cycle of emotions and worry. The atmospheres whether dreamy or chaotic are meant to be reflections of her. This can even be perceived as a dream. Her emotions fluctuate, and in the end she reflects what she feels she is, which is very freeing. The cycle of emotions one goes through while understanding their beliefs and the world around them.

  • Emily Grace Heneghan
  • Emily Grace Heneghan
  • Kerry Haslett
    Key Cast
  • Lauren Mcgrath
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  • Genres:
    Drama, female made, dreamy, coming of age
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 12, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    40 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Emily Grace Heneghan

19 years old from Chicago Illinois.
Columbia College Chicago class of 2025

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Director Statement

I want to tell stories that help us all feel more human; live honestly and find peace