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Traces

Country: USA, Language: English, 19 mins

  • Director: Rachel Zisser
  • Writer: Samantha Newton; Rachel Zisser
  • Producer: Jonah Bekhor; Jonas Bell Pasht

CGiii Comment

Almost masterful and definitely thought-provoking - and, so very sad.

Ms Zisser has an immense talent. It's such a pity that she hasn't made more.

Make more films, please...this just oozes with talent and quality.


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TRACES - AFI Thesis Film from JOHN W. RUTLAND on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Sydney Kessler answers the phone call that no parent ever hopes to receive. He travels to the morgue. There, they unveil a body he doesn't recognize - his son Julian. Over the course of one night, Sydney embarks on journey deep into the city to uncover the truth about how his son died. Instead, he discovers how his son lived.

Cast & Characters

John Antonini as Boyfriend;
Miss Austin as Woman at Bar;
Catherine Campion as Nurse at Morgue;
Marlon Correa as Hospital Orderly;
Bijoux Deluxe as Coat Check Girl;
Lara Everly as Nurse at Morgue;
Alan Feinstein as Sydney Kessler;
Zack Graham as Julian Kessler;
Andrew Traister as Doctor in Morgue;
Teddy Vincent as Officer on Phone