Twelve Year Old Mildred must lead her family through the hardships of Depression-Era America. Can a girl so young meet the challenges that lay ahead?

  • Michael Ricci
    The Darkening Hollows, RESET
  • Colleen McVeigh
  • Dan Balchen
  • Cassandra Ross
    Key Cast
  • Cody Grammer
    Director of Photography
    The Darkening Hollows, RESET, AfterThought
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  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 7, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Palm Tree Film Festival

    Best Short Film
  • Redwood Film Festival

    Best Editing
  • Best Child/Young Actress - Independent Shorts Awards
    Los Angles, CA
    United States
    Best Child/Young Actress
  • Rome Independent Prisma Awards

    Official Selection
  • MayDay Film Festival

    Official Selection
  • MP Film Award

    Official Selection
  • Direct Monthly Online FIlm Festival

    Official Selection
  • Los Angeles CineFest

  • Queen Palm International Film Festival

    Award Winner
Director Biography - Michael Ricci

Michael Ricci is a Director, Writer, Actor based in Carbondale, Illinois. He has performed regularly in theater and film since his early teens. His theater credits include roles in Edward Albee's Everything In the Garden, Fiddler on the Roof, and Twelve Angry Men. His film acting credits include D. Wynn B's Family Values, Roger Trexler's Platypossum - the Movie and the web comedy series, Strummers, which he also co-wrote. He began his directing career in 2012 with the multi-award winning horror short; Samuel and Sarah. Michael is the writer/director of several award-winning short films including The Darkening Hollows, RESET, AfterThought and Haven.

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