Recovery

Recovery

February 2020. Sisters Jamie and Blake Jerikovic have big dreams of what lies ahead, until COVID-19 comes barrelling in. Life comes to a sudden standstill. What even matters? Why even care? How long has my tampon been in? Two days? No one knows.
The sisters discover a week-old letter informing them of a COVID outbreak at their beloved grandma’s nursing home in Washington. Jamie and Blake realize they’ll have to road trip from New Mexico to Washington as fast as they can to save their Nana. Jamie and Blake ultimately must dig deep into reserves they didn’t know they had, and remember what it’s like to care, to try, and to think about putting deodorant on again.

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Directors

Mallory Everton

Stephen Meek

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Credits

Directors: Mallory Everton, Stephen Meek
Executive Producer: Roger Fields
Producer: Scott Christopherson, Stephen Meek, Abi Nielson Hunsaker
Screenwriter: Whitney Call, Mallory Everton
Cinematographer: Brenna Empey
Editor: Mallory Everton, Stephen Meek
Sound Designer: Brenden Bytheway
Music: Eric Robertson
Principal Cast: Whitney Call, Mallory Everton, Anne Sward Hansen, Julia Jolley, Baylee Thornock, Jessica Drolet, Stephen Meek, Tyler Andrew Jones, Noah Kershisnik, Justin Call
Additional Credits: Unit Production Manager: Babetta Kelly, Unit Director: Lane Russell, Gaffer: Brett Weidmann, First AC: Tia Rosenlof, Sound Mixer: Doug May, Paul Hunt, First AD: Alex Fielding, Summer Florence, Key Grip: Carlos Orozco, Assistant Sound: Dallin Bytheway, G&E Swing: Daniel Steiner, Chris Anderson, PA: Ben Gardiner, Alec Barron

Contact

Distributor 
Scott Christopherson
scott@sorofilms.com
Public Film Contact
Abi Nielson Hunsaker
Sorø Films
abi@sorofilms.com
801-473-6256
Publicity Contact
Daniel Coffey
Daniel.Coffey@rogersandcowanpmk.com
702-287-4737
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Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Comedy
Screening Section: Narrative Spotlight
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 80 mins