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Santa Croce (2007)

TV-PG | | Short, Drama | 16 December 2007 (USA)
The remains of a small town girl's dissipated faith are put to the ultimate test when a Virgin Mary statue begins bleeding from the eyes in Santa Croce, California.

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... Zoey
... Marcus (as Brad Fisher)
... Alison
... Mother
... Father Cavanaugh
... Heather Garlington (as Dale Waddington Horowitz)
... Young Zoey
Matthew Powell ... Spencer
... Sheriff Hokeman
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Susan Arellano ... Nun
... Nun
Corey Browne ... Journalist & Witness
Jenny Bursch ... Choir Member
Dominique Butler ... Vendor
Lydia A. Butler ... Sister Superior
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Moved by public reaction to a bleeding Virgin Mary statue, the eldest daughter of a despondent local family descends into a state of spiritual reflection, examining fact, fantasy and the undeniable feeling that all is not what it seems. Written by Penelope Shaw

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The Healing Begins

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Short | Drama

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TV-PG
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$70,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Making her screen debut, Abby Eiland bested more than 300 actresses for the role of Zoey. See more »

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Heffernan is gold
6 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

Santa Croce is a great display of skill and talent from Gavin Heffernan. I think shorts are always difficult to get right and this director has chosen the appropriate level of minimalism and action to fit his story of a lost and broken family rediscovering faith.

I would, however, like to see this up-and-coming director/writer take some big risks with his next project. As a preference to this writer, think more David Lynch and less Cameron Crowe. I suppose that makes Heffernan the next Cronenberg -- a suitable title for a new Canadian talent.

Look out for this new Director.


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