a short film by MAX HECHTMAN and CHRISTONIKOS TSALIKIS

ABIGAIL

inspired by a true story
Synopsis

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

 
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SCREENING IN 2021 AT THE 10TH ANNUAL

GOLDEN DOOR FILM FESTIVAL

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(max hechtman and christonikos tsalikis)

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