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Tooth and Nail

Country: USA, Language: English, 12 mins

  • Director: Sara Shaw
  • Writer: Sara Shaw; Amanda Verwey
  • Producer: Mollye Asher

CGiii Comment

Wow...one of the finest short films ever made!

Emotions flip, switch and tumble...joy, pain and, inevitability are all part of tragedy. This captures them perfectly.

This could and should be developed into a feature.


Watch...

TOOTH AND NAIL from Sara Shaw on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

A sister makes a bargain with her terminally ill brother. He agrees to let her use his sperm with a partner if she comes out to her family that night.

Cast & Characters

Lynn Cohen as Elaine;
Shae D'lyn as Angie;
Rebecca Henderson as Kate;
Alex Kramer as Matt;
Lee Wilkof as Gary