Always worth trying
A film is always worth respect because it requires so much work. It is always difficult to pull through a project a bit too big. This film is unfortunately too amateurish. The framing is not always good, the cutting inadequate, the production values minimal. The story itself would have worked better had it been trimmed and further reworked. The actors do their best and the 2 older protagonists are doing ok. The younger actress has less moments. All these aspects could have used more preparation work. It takes time to make a good movie, even a short, and this one seems to have been rushed.
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