a short film by MAX HECHTMAN and CHRISTONIKOS TSALIKIS
inspired by a true story
A lonely and elderly widower struggles to come to terms with the loss of his wife and the circumstances surrounding her death. When he visits her grave, he encounters a little girl who shows him the path to healing and fills him with hope.
Inspired by a true story, Abigail addresses the topics of grief, loss and the complicated topic of end-of-life decisions, and the unique challenges it poses on relationships and family dynamics.
Cast and Crew
RICHIE ALLAN ("Escape at Dannemora"; "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel") as Elmer
ELVIRA TORTORA as Abigail
LAUREN HART as Woman at Cemetery
LEILANI MARIE VASQUEZ as The Girl
Directors/Producers | MAX HECHTMAN and CHRISTONIKOS TSALIKIS
Screenplay | JASON K. ALLEN, MAX HECHTMAN and MERYL HECHTMAN
Original Story | JASON K. ALLEN
Executive Producer | MERYL HECHTMAN
Directors of Photography | JOE DANIELE and JOE DeFELICE
Editor | MAX HECHTMAN
Music | ANDRÉS SOTO