Nevermind the Dawn (2013)
R · 13min · Short, Drama · 5 December 2013
After a failed suicide attempt and the blessings of her mother, Anne decides to leave the luxuries of her penthouse apartment in New York to head South, and meet her father for the first time. Along with her best friend Katie, they end up at an old bar for the town locals, hoping she'll find him inside. Meanwhile, the town's Sheriff, Cale is trying to coerce his drunken father Bexley, out of his home to protect his family from his father's inebriated aggression. After car troubles, Anne and Katie are forced to sleep along the side of the road in the car until help arrives in the form of Bexley. Their encounter turns violent when Bexley threatens the girls, eventually leading Anne to a revelation about her father. The next morning, Cale finds an empty car with blood stains. It's clear to him an abduction took place. He finds a piece of evidence which links the crime to his father. Cale must now decide whether to uphold the law, or protect his family.
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