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Second Love

A thought-provoking drama that delves into a complex father/daughter relationship.


Quinn da Matta‘s short film navigates the intricacies of a father-daughter relationship, with Emily Hall delivering an extraordinary performance as the vulnerable Abigail, haunted by her chilling father portrayed by Michael Jon Hennessy. While it would be detrimental to unveil the shocking twists and unfolding events, Da Matta’s beautifully written piece delves into a sensitive topic that thought-provokingly challenges preconceptions and prompts introspection.

Emily Hall’s portrayal of Abigail is nothing short of exceptional, capturing the essence of fear and vulnerability with a depth that resonates profoundly. Michael Jon Hennessy’s chilling depiction of the father adds a layer of intensity to the narrative, creating a palpable sense of unease.

Rachael Kliman’s cinematography stands out as exemplary, offering an intimate and well-framed visual experience that complements the emotional weight of the story. While the film is difficult to watch due to its unsettling narrative, it serves as a powerful conversation starter, prompting reflection on challenging themes. In its intimacy and quality, Quinn da Matta‘s film successfully captivates and leaves a lasting impression, navigating uncomfortable territory with finesse and skill.

Second Love Short Film


Runtime: 14 min


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