Synopsis of the fiction film "The Debt":
"The short fiction film The Debt, as seen by the official trailer available on YouTube, is about a Combat Veteran whose life is falling apart unexpectedly faces her past, and it's not what she thought. "Lisa's family appears normal and happy. Her loving husband dotes on her and their beautiful daughter. But in her heart lies a secret that eats at her soul like a malignant cancer, causing irritability and unpredictable outbursts that make her a stranger in her own home. Shame and guilt from wartime experiences fill every waking and sleeping moment. Desperate, she decides to take an extreme action to escape her past. Instead, she comes face-to-face with a surprising truth."
The Debt is a short film produced, directed and Edited by Mahmoud Shoolizadeh, that has participated in several international film festivals and has won five awards. Although the film is based in the city of Jacksonville, Florida, it was filmed in St. Mary's, Georgia as well as in Jacksonville. Several local and national newspapers have published articles and discussed this film in detail.
Cast and Crew:
Directed and Edited by: Mahmoud Shoolizadeh
Screenplay Written by: Mahmoud Shoolizadeh and Richard Levine
1st Assistant Director: Rozina Behrooz
2nd AD: Faith Bennett
Cinematographer: Matthew Miller
Original Music Composer: James Rogers
Casting Director: Rozina Behrooz
Video&Still photographer: Ezzie Yildiz
Production Desiner: Mahmoud Shoolizadeh
French Subtitle: Sophie Behrouz Schollaert
Gaffer: Joshua Earles Bennett
Executive Producer: Rozina Behrooz
Duration: 32 minutes, USA, 2014
Producer: Mahmoud Shoolizadeh
Cast: Cortney Gardner, Kila Holmes, Chris Morrissey, Nicole Gafford Murphy, Katherine Libby, Abby and Samantha Kaleda, Dean Phillppi Sr., Luis Costa Jr., Daniel Partenie, Drew Kuenzinger, Serah Bennett, Douglas Coleman, Ian Doherty.
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