After the mysterious death of his father in a house fire, Aaron and his mother, Beatrice, go on a retreat with their extended family where Aaron's longtime bully cousin, Richard, awaits. As the day drags on, Richard's incessant torment causes Aaron to finally snap.

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Meredith Smith


Director: Meredith Smith
Executive Producer: Jean Morgan
Producer: Xai Homechan
Screenwriter: Meredith Smith
Cinematographer: Meredith Smith
Editor: Meredith Smith
Production Designer: Meredith Smith
Sound Designer: Meredith Smith
Principal Cast: Austin Foxx, Spencer Van Goor, Marie France Louis, Landon Holland, Max Victory, Robyn Needham, Julie Rhodes
Additional Credits: 1st Assistant Director: Alyssa Young, 1st Assistant Camera: Alyssa Young, Grip: Alvaro Velazquez, Boom Operator: Benjamin Wellbaum, Alvaro Velazquez, Sound Mixer: Benjamin Wellbaum, Alvaro Velazquez, Props Master: Lauren Sanders, Gaffer: Xai Homechan, Alvaro Velazquez


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Year: 2020
Genre: Drama, Short Film
Screening Category: Texas High School
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 5 mins