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Chloe's first job is nanny for the Grayson family. Taking the burden of household chores, her primary responsibility is to make sure 6 year old Daniella is neither harmed nor neglected by ... See full summary »

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Thomas Elliott (screenwriter), Robert Hatch (script contributor) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Hirsch-Tauber ... Chloe
Christina Sibley ... Daniella Grayson / Baby Daniella 2
Thomas Elliott Thomas Elliott ... Scott Grayson
Jyn Hall ... Lauren Grayson
John Paul Marston ... Hospital porter (as JP Marston)
Sarah Cooper Sarah Cooper ... Nurse
Jamarie Gilmartin Jamarie Gilmartin ... Doctor
Gina Sibley Gina Sibley ... Nurse
Grace Cochran Grace Cochran ... Young Patient
Julie Cochran Julie Cochran ... Parent
Stephanie Scism Stephanie Scism ... Nurse
Kelly Hutchinson ... Young Patient
Merrill Hutchinson Merrill Hutchinson ... Mother
Lisa Smith Lisa Smith ... Nurse
Katie Rice Katie Rice ... Patient
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Chloe's first job is nanny for the Grayson family. Taking the burden of household chores, her primary responsibility is to make sure 6 year old Daniella is neither harmed nor neglected by her alcoholic mother, Lauren Grayson. Chloe's position as carer becomes more challenging as each day passes. She is struggling to help Daniella overcome the feelings of neglect in a relationship that is becoming more and more strained. Chloe has come at a crucial time. She can now provide a loving atmosphere that has long been missing in the Grayson home filling the role of Daniella's friend, teacher and mother. Chloe's very aware she is now responsible for making sure Daniella has a good life and she will do everything she can to keep Daniella from harm. Chloe confides in the only person she can trust, her employer, Scott Grayson. Scott's struggle to keep his family together has been taking its toll. Outwardly he retains an appearance of being able to cope, but he is tormented by the knowledge his ... Written by Thomas Elliott

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alcoholic mother | See All (1) »

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'Ashtide' is a dramatic short film about a young nanny looking after a family being torn apart by alcoholism.

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Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)
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Color (HDCAM)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The name of the film, Ashtide, comes from a poem, the beginning of the poem can be heard at the start of the film. See more »

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