The Secret Friend by Flavio Alves

Short Narrative / 15:28 / Film (35mm) / English /  USA / 2010  / San Diego

A reclusive, elderly widow lives in quiet desperation until she begins receiving daily calls from a silent stranger.

Viola Harris, Siobhan Fallon, Richard Scott, and Beau Hauser.

  • Flavio Alves ….  producer
  • Nicholas J. Eisenberg ….  producer
  • Raina Oberlin ….  producer
  • Fernando Pinheiro ….  producer
  • Kevin Stocklin ….  co-producer
  • Original Music by Jack Woodbridge
  • Cinematography by Adam McDaid
  • Film Editing by Chris Houghton and Matt Maltese
  • Production Design by Vanessa Baran
  • Costume Design by Steve Iskowitz
  • Scott Gabriel ….  production manager

A reclusive, elderly widow, Anna Marshall (Viola Harris), lives in quiet desperation until she begins receiving daily calls from a silent stranger. An odd and mysterious friendship evolves between the two, as Anna begins to share her life experiences with startling honesty. Empty days are given new hope, but when the calls abruptly end, a devastated Anna is compelled to surprising action to fill the unbearable void.

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