In a world where fantasies are tantalizingly within reach, a college student named Sam stumbles upon a mysterious package that promises untold riches and power. Intrigued by the allure of the unknown, he embarks on a quest to uncover the secrets behind the package: leading him to a robed figure that holds the keys to his fortune. But Sam fails to please this figure. As others around him receive the 'gift', Sam grapples with the very idea of prosperity: and what it looks like in his own life. Ultimately, he finds solace in the idea that true fulfillment comes from experiencing life's ups and downs rather than seeking external validation. Through dream sequences and symbolic encounters, "Mezzanine" explores the allure of fantasy, the pitfalls of unchecked ambition, and the fulfillment found in self-discovery and embracing life's challenges.

  • Noah C Hensley
  • Noah C Hensley
  • Gabriel Modisett
    Key Cast
  • Emiliano 'Papo' Villalobos
    Key Cast
  • Jonathan Rosenbloom
    Key Cast
  • Jordan Paff
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Fantasy, Drama, Budddy
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 17, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Arri Digital
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  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Dartmouth College
Director - Noah C Hensley