A seemingly loving couple snuggles up on the couch after a long day. Upon discovering that her boyfriend, HE (20) has been cheating on her, SHE (20) wants to call it quits. His manipulative personality and her codependent tendencies cause her to hesitate about this decision. The lovers recall their first date, filled with laughs and jelly donuts, but She refuses to let the fond memories of the past outshine his betrayal. When even an imaginary version of him depraves her of the closure that she seeks, She decides to put her foot down. She kills Him in her mind, along with their relationship. When She snaps back to reality, she blocks his number at last. She can finally start to move on and heal, leaving him in the past.

  • Ames Ossi
  • Ames Ossi
  • Brenda Lopez
    Key Cast
  • Atticus “Cujo” Wimer
    Key Cast
  • Destinée Jolene Marcion
    Assistant Director
  • Dylan Hackl
    Director of Photography
  • Vanessa Brown
    Sound Mixer
  • Lyn Li
  • Ames Ossi
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Psychological Horror, Drama
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 20, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    260 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - School of Visual Arts
Director Biography - Ames Ossi

Ames Ossi is a writer and director who specializes in LGBTQ+ films set in the horror genre. He is currently in the distribution stage on a short relationship drama Purgatory (4 mins). He has written and directed three other films: a short cautionary thriller, The Deterrent (3 mins), a suspenseful short, Be a Better You (4 mins), and I Killed Daniel Romero (5 mins), a short horror film about guilt. Ames is pursuing a BFA in Film, majoring in Directing at School of Visual Arts 2026.

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