Mysterious encounters manifest the inner duality of a young woman and reveal the origin of her inner evil.

Ellie Bright, 29, born in New York City, has suffered from melancholia since childhood. She silently struggles with her inner demons while trying to lead a healthy and balanced life in the fast-paced city. An unexpected encounter will change the course of her fate and confront her with the mysterious origins of her deep inner sadness.

  • Diane Degry
  • Diane Degry
  • Jael Hadas
    Key Cast
    "Ellie Bright"
  • Kaitlyn Jackson
    Key Cast
  • Diane Degry
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  • Genres:
    Existentialist, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 25, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, RAW
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
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Director Biography - Diane Degry

Diane G. Degry is a French author, screenwriter, and director of Ivorian origins. Her creative inspiration stems from exploring and comprehending existentialist themes. Through fictional novels, poetry, and films, she transcends boundaries in tackling themes such as existence, life, and death without pessimism. Through original creations, Diane strives to communicate messages of powerful life-will through resilient female protagonists, existential dilemmas, and invitations to introspection.

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Director Statement

Wiedergeburt ("rebirth" in German) is my debut short film project, adapted from a key chapter in my published novel "Voyage au coeur d'Ellie Bright" (2022). This thriller film goes beyond fiction to explore the existential dilemma of inner duality in both physical and metaphysical atmospheres.