Private Project

Simple Mercies

With a growing concern for a neglected boy living near his foundation company, Marcus is driven to help despite the opposition of those closest to him.

  • Karen Elizabeth
  • Karen Elizabeth
  • Christy Henry
  • Karen Elizabeth
  • André Cazenave
    Key Cast
  • Dawson Krug
    Key Cast
  • Chad Crenshaw
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    32 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 14, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    12,000 USD
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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    Digital 4K
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Director Biography - Karen Elizabeth

Karen Elizabeth has contributed to over 60 film projects since 2014. Filling roles as a producer, director, unit production manager, assistant director, writer, story consultant, and script supervisor. She has taken part in projects including feature films, award-winning documentary and narrative short films. She holds a BA in English Literature and Language and Film Studies with Summa Cum Laude honors from the University of Kansas City – Missouri. Regarding her work, she believes “The lives we intersect as we produce our films are more significant than the films themselves, and inform the work more brilliantly than we can fully know.”

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Director Statement

With a heart for racial unity, Associate Executive Producer Tim Krause challenged Karen to create a story with characters working together for a common good. Karen engaged writer Christy Henry (writer/producer of “Frank and Lester”) with multiple concepts. Together they settled on this modern day re-telling of the Good Samaritan.