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A tale of unlikely bonds that will leave you laughing and uplifted.


‘Caged’ is a whimsical and utterly delightful short comedy brought to life by director Jeff Perreca, featuring the exceptional talents of Brittney Bertier and Michael Gazin. The narrative, written by Bertier, begins with a gripping emotional intensity as Amanda (Bertier) finds herself ensnared in a hostage situation orchestrated by the Michael Gazin’s character. However, what follows is an awesome tonal shift that takes the audience on a rollercoaster ride of unexpected humor and genuine connection.

At the core of the film lies an unlikely bond forged over a shared admiration for Hollywood icon Nicholas Cage. As the kidnapper stumbles upon Amanda’s adoration for Cage, the narrative takes an uproarious turn, flipping the dynamics of the hostage situation on its head. What ensues is a hilariously unexpected tale of camaraderie and understanding amidst the most unconventional circumstances.

Bertier and Gazin deliver highly amusing portrayals, infusing their characters with charisma, wit, and undeniable chemistry. Their on-screen dynamic is nothing short of entertaining, drawing viewers deeper into the absurd yet strangely heartwarming narrative unfolding before them. Bertier’s sharp writing and Perreca’s adept direction, coupled with the impeccable cinematography by Russell Kawaguchi, elevate the film to cinematic heights, seamlessly blending humor with moments of genuine intensity.

‘Caged’ uses comedy and the power of human connection, to remind viewers that laughter and understanding can emerge from even the most unlikely of places. With its high production value, hilarious performances, and clever narrative twists, this short is a must-watch for anyone craving a dose of comedic escapism and charm.

Caged Short Comedy Film


Runtime: 6 min
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