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
    Director
    Live From Daryl's House
  • Robin Davey
    Director
    The Canary Effect, Live From Daryl's House
  • Greta Valenti
    Writer
  • Robin Davey
    Writer
  • Greta Valenti
    Producer
    Live From Daryl's House
  • Diana Wright
    Key Cast
    “As Herself”
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    Biography, Health Care, Women, Documentary, Rags to Riches, Cancer
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 28, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    149,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Austria, United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    4.6K Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
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