Daddio is a comedy about death. A year after the sudden passing of their beloved wife and mother, a dad and daughter grapple with life after loss. Grief looks very different on both of them. Paul, played by Michael McKean (Better Call Saul, Spinal Tap), is manic. He gets a perm and begs neighbors to hot tub with him. Abby, played by Casey Wilson (SNL, Happy Endings, Gone Girl) is depressed. She sleeps in her closet and uses a shopping cart for a laundry basket. At its heart, Daddio is a love story between a father and daughter after the unimaginable has happened. Based on real death events.

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Casey Wilson


Director: Casey Wilson
Executive Producer: Casey Wilson, Laura Kindred, Adam Silver, Emily Hirshey
Producer: Ursula Camack
Screenwriter: Casey Wilson, Laura Kindred
Cinematographer: Adam Silver
Editor: Oona Flaherty
Production Designer: Karleigh Engelbrecht
Sound Designer: John Smithson
Music: Jeffrey Morrow
Principal Cast: Michael McKean, Casey Wilson, June Diane Raphael, Adam Pally, Blair Beeken, Johnny Meeks
Additional Credits: Costume Designer: Daniel Selon


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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Genre: Comedy
Screening in: Shorts Program 2
Screening Section: Narrative Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 16 mins