Holding The Sun is the story of businessman Matthew Archview who is lost in an ocean of amnesia after a devastating car crash took the life of his son and erased all memories of his sons existence. The only clue he has to unravel his past and any hidden memories is a drawing that his son did of their last day together at the beach. Unable to find the spiritual tools in contemporary society to heal he decides to journey deep into Self to discover key clues that unlock the suppressed memories of his son that are buried deep within his subconscious. Coupled with chance meetings with old and new friends, guides, omens, and visions, Matthew must enter the cave he fears most in order to find the treasure he so dearly seeks.
Did You Know?
The original final cut was a 45 minute long dramatic narrative short film. Cameron was going to extend it to a feature length film but instead chose to spend four months editing it to cut it down to only 15 minutes and in doing so created a heavily visual symbolic motif with next to no dialogue and instead relied on semiotic code to tell the story. See more