Amy & Manuela

While Amy grapples with the onset of Alzheimer's, her granddaughter Becca yearns to learn about Amy's past. Stumbling upon a hidden box of letters from a woman named Manuela, Becca discovers how one night of a backpacking trip through Europe led to a lifelong journey of love and friendship.

  • Brooke Hall
  • Brooke Hall
  • Brooke Hall
  • Ivanna Cartategui
  • Sally Shea
    Key Cast
  • Brooke Hall
    Key Cast
  • Jenna Hochkammer
    Key Cast
    "Young Amy"
  • Isabella Bobadilla
    Key Cast
    "Young Manuela"
  • Allegra Rosa
    Key Cast
  • Luciana Ragolia
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Short
  • Runtime:
    21 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 1, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Italian
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Miami
Director Biography - Brooke Hall

Brooke Hall is a Miami-based actor, screenwriter, and director graduated from the University of Miami with a BFA in Musical Theatre and minors in Communications and Motion Pictures. She is also an alumni of National Theater Institute's Theatermakers.

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Director Statement

Brooke Hall is the writer, director, and executive producer of "Amy & Manuela." She hopes to inspire others with her mom and Manuela's story. No matter the distance, friendship can be everlasting. Thank you all for joining us on this journey of love and friendship.