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Wishing Well

A girl is haunted by a penny after she throws it in a river.

  • Elena Geffen
  • Ella Malmberg
    Key Cast
  • Elena Geffen
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Experimental, music, black & white, short film
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 10, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    15 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Perpich Center for Arts Education
Director Biography - Elena Geffen

Elena is a filmmaker and guitarist from Minneapolis. "Wishing Well" is her first film, and she seeks to continue working on experimental music films in the future.

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Director Statement

The budget for this film was $15, which I spent on 1500 pennies. In "Wishing Well," I intended to use surrealism as a means to depict exhaustion in the presence of repetitive thoughts and desires.