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The Unbelievable Plight of Mrs. Wright

The incredible true story of American nurse and entrepreneur, Diana Wright. Overcoming poverty and abuse, Wright built a multi-million dollar business devoted to improving the quality of life for nurses, only to be given a terminal Cancer death sentence by the very industry she dedicated her life to. Failed by the American medical system with only eight months to live, Diana takes her health into her own hands, spending her forecasted time in search of the cure for Cancer.

  • Greta Valenti
    Live From Daryl's House
  • Robin Davey
    The Canary Effect, Live From Daryl's House
  • Greta Valenti
  • Robin Davey
  • Greta Valenti
    Live From Daryl's House
  • Diana Wright
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    Biography, Health Care, Women, Documentary, Rags to Riches, Cancer
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    149,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Austria, United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    4.6K Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • ARFF Berlin International Awards
    Best Feature Documentary - February 2019
  • Mindfield Film Festival Albuquerque
    United States
    Best Documentary Feature, Diamond Award
  • Rome Independent Prisma Awards
    Best Feature Documentary
  • Golden Gate International Film Festival
    San Jose
    United States
    October 31, 2019
    North American Premiere
    Documentary Film - Jury Award
  • Dumbo Film Festival
    New York City
    United States
    Best Documentary Feature
  • Mabig Film Festival
    3 nominations: Best Documentary Film, Best Director, and Best Cinematographer
  • Miami International Film Festival
    United States
    Feature Documentary - Official Selection, Semi-Finalist
  • New York Cinematography AWARDS (NYCA)
    New York City
    United States
  • Canadian Cinematography Awards
  • UK Monthly Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions

    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
  • The Lift-Off Sessions Global Network December 2019

  • South Film and Arts Academy Festival

    Official Selection, Documentary Feature Film Winner, Best Screenplay in a Documentary Feature Film Award Winner
  • Accolade Global Film Competition

    Documentary Feature Official Selection
  • Red Dirt International Film Festival
    Stillwater, Oklahoma
    Documentary Feature Official Selection
  • White Deer International Film Festival

    September/October 2019 Bimonthly Award, November/December 2019 Best Documentary Category Winner
  • Košice International Monthly Film Festival
    Official Selection, Best Feature Documentary December 2019, Best Feature Documentary Award Winner
  • Brighton Rocks Film Festival

    Documentary Feature Official Selection
  • Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival

    Documentary Official Selection, Documentary Finalist
Director Biography - Greta Valenti, Robin Davey

Greta Valenti & Robin Davey are an award-winning filmmaking duo, who’s work through their own multimedia company, GROW VISION, varies from documentary filmmaking, episodic television to commercials and content for brand such as Yum! Brands, Taco Bell, PepsiCo, MTV / Viacom, Interscope Records and more.

Robin’s debut documentary feature, The Canary Effect, garnered critical acclaim, as well as the “Stanley Kubrick Award for Bold and Innovative Filmmaking” presented to him by Michael Moore at the Traverse City Film Festival and Official Selection at Tribeca Film Festival.

For two years, the duo Produced & Directed the TV show “Live From Daryl’s House” with Daryl Hall (Hall & Oates); facilitating the transition of the syndicated TV/web show into a Full HD Surround series for Viacom/MTV Live. Learn more about the team at GrowVision.com.

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Director Statement

We felt Diana Wright had a very important story to tell. Not only in her upbringing and how she funneled her energy from her abusive and difficult past into the fuel that made her a powerful CEO, but also how she uses her same methodical planning and positive outlook to save herself from a cancer death sentence. Is she special or is this something everyone can obtain; not only in our life and career, but in our health. Should we be submissive in the roles we play in our own health? If Diana had been, she would not be alive today. - Greta Valenti & Robin Davey