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Symptomatic

A compelling drama that explores inappropriate workplace behavior.
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‘Symptomatic’, the short drama film written and directed by Sonia Gumuchian, is a compelling and thought-provoking exploration of the issue of inappropriate workplace behavior. The film centers around Angie, played impeccably by Kate Williamson, who finds herself in a difficult situation when working alongside a “touchy-feely” doctor, portrayed by Drummond Macdougall, who is wildly respected.

Despite dealing with her own heartbreak, Angie is left feeling overwhelmed and conflicted by the doctor’s inappropriate behavior, highlighting the predicament of many women in today’s workplace. The film’s storyline is both emotional and relatable, shedding light on an important issue that has been widely discussed in the #MeToo movement.

The technical aspects of the short film are commendable, with superb cinematography by Andy Hodgson, excellent lighting and sound, and exceptional post-production. The production value is excellent, capturing the film’s emotional depth and tense atmosphere.

Overall, ‘Symptomatic’ is a well-crafted and powerful short film that broaches an important issue with sensitivity and insight. Gumuchian’s writing and direction are impeccable, and the performances by the leading actors bring the characters to life. It is an impactful piece of cinema that is sure to capture the attention of viewers and provide a powerful message about invading boundaries in the workplace. Highly recommended.

Brief Synopsis

When a young woman begins working closely with a celebrated doctor, she is torn between staying silent about her boss’ inappropriate advances or making noise about a man with a spotless record.
Symptomatic Short Film

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Director(s): Sonia Gumuchian
Writer(s): Sonia Gumuchian
Cast: Drummond Macdougall, Justin Lacey, Kate Williamson, Penelope Eaton
Producer(s): Andy Hodgson, Sonia Gumuchian
Director of Photography: Andy Hodgson
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Runtime: 10 min

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Symptomatic

A compelling drama that explores inappropriate workplace behavior.
5/5

Review

‘Symptomatic’, the short drama film written and directed by Sonia Gumuchian, is a compelling and thought-provoking exploration of the issue of inappropriate workplace behavior. The film centers around Angie, played impeccably by Kate Williamson, who finds herself in a difficult situation when working alongside a “touchy-feely” doctor, portrayed by Drummond Macdougall, who is wildly respected.

Despite dealing with her own heartbreak, Angie is left feeling overwhelmed and conflicted by the doctor’s inappropriate behavior, highlighting the predicament of many women in today’s workplace. The film’s storyline is both emotional and relatable, shedding light on an important issue that has been widely discussed in the #MeToo movement.

The technical aspects of the short film are commendable, with superb cinematography by Andy Hodgson, excellent lighting and sound, and exceptional post-production. The production value is excellent, capturing the film’s emotional depth and tense atmosphere.

Overall, ‘Symptomatic’ is a well-crafted and powerful short film that broaches an important issue with sensitivity and insight. Gumuchian’s writing and direction are impeccable, and the performances by the leading actors bring the characters to life. It is an impactful piece of cinema that is sure to capture the attention of viewers and provide a powerful message about invading boundaries in the workplace. Highly recommended.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

When a young woman begins working closely with a celebrated doctor, she is torn between staying silent about her boss’ inappropriate advances or making noise about a man with a spotless record.
Symptomatic Short Film

Credits

Director(s): Sonia Gumuchian
Writer(s): Sonia Gumuchian
Cast: Drummond Macdougall, Justin Lacey, Kate Williamson, Penelope Eaton
Producer(s): Andy Hodgson, Sonia Gumuchian
Director of Photography: Andy Hodgson
Animation:

Specifications

Genre:
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 10 min
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