Films in Development
Films en développement
Películas en desarrallo
A woman working in her personal archive. A vast shadowy world of evidence gathered, organized and constructed over years. Towering cabinets are filled with newspaper clippings, books, maps and documents. Stacks of audio and video cassettes. Diplomas, photographs, WWII medals. Remnants of a 1930s Physician’s office. A large trunk housing evidence of a crime. River rocks consecrating a death.
She is investigating the mysterious secret life of her grandfather, cultivating archival rituals and routines in an attempt to order and re-write the past, keeping buried what has been haunting her family for years. As she unearths the past, her archive comes to life. We enter the landscape of her mind, memories and imagination. A cinematic, detective journey into the secret life of an opioid addicted doctor in the 1920s-40s. A family’s legacy. An encounter with remarkable characters including doctors in recovery from drug addiction today.
A feature-film in development.