Directed by Edward Shieh
Created in 72 hours, a young dedicated home-care aide, Amber, who travels a great distance to look after Mr. Chavan, an isolated elder man suffering from dementia and debilitating ailments. Together, they are an unlikely pair from different generations, backgrounds, and cultures, and yet their daily routine requires almost no communication at all. However on this day, Amber arrives with a life-changing responsibility that leaves her feeling abandoned and despondent in the company of Mr. Chavan.
Edward Shieh is an award-winning director-writer and member of the WGA East and WGA Digital Caucus. He is a 2014 FOX Global Directors Initiative nominee. His film, “Mr. Chavan”, created in 72 hours was a finalist at the 2013 Asian American Film Lab 72hr Shootout and Academy Qualifier Athens International Film + Video Festivals.
Writer: Edward Shieh
Producer: Edward Shieh
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Preceded by: Mr. Chavan
Precedes: The Many Lives of Jovan Cornejo