Experiencing Interruptions?

You Have To Deal With This

An exploration through the 5 stages of grief. A man is faced with small puzzles spread throughout the rooms of grief - struggling to escape. Yet, he gains an understanding of the rooms rather than finds a “solution” to them.

  • Louis DiGiulian
  • Louis DiGiulian
  • Aidan Hatch
  • Nick Langen
    Key Cast
  • Olivia Paolillo
    Additional Cast
  • Thomas Tague-Bleau
    Director of Photography
  • William A McGovern
    Tiny Deserts (musician)
  • Grier Minos
    Castle Rock
  • Thomas Tague-Bleau
    Color Correction/SFX
  • Louis DiGiulian
    Sound Editing
  • Louis DiGiulian
  • Meg Scribner
    First AD
  • Meg Scribner
    Covid Officer
  • Wyatt Beaudry
    If You Love Somebody, Cool Boat
  • Aiden Hatch
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Experimental, psychological, horror
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 14, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    150 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Lesley University
Director Biography - Louis DiGiulian

Louis DiGiulian is a 22 year old trans filmmaker who grew up in Boothbay Harbor, ME. He now resides in Allston, MA and attends Lesley University for Digital Filmmaking. He's worked in numerous potions on student film in the Lesley Filmmaking program such as Producer, First AD, PA, and Grip.

Grief is a feeling the director has wanted to portray through film for a long time, and has now done so in his new student film "You Have To Deal With This." The film is dedicated to the directors two grandparents who passed away in 2016, and filmed in his childhood home in Boothbay Harbor.

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