24 minute narrative short film. 35mm.
Written and Directed by Kate Hackett.
1880s California. A traveling hypnotist is hired to cure a troubled young woman. Will their rivalry blossom into romance, or will Estella continue to fixate on a love long since dead?
Sky 203 (UK), October 2014
*James Bridges Award
*Carole Fielding Award
*FujiFilm Graduate Thesis Award
*Deluxe Thesis Award
*Best Cinematography, UCLA Festival of New Works
*Best Visual Design, UCLA Festival of New Works
*Featured Short, 2012 Fandana Film Festival
*UCLA Festival of New Work, 2009
*Beijing Film Academy, Student Film Festival, 2009
*Fandana Film Festival, 2012