Stuck in the abyss of the foster care system, Zoe's life finally begins to move forward until unexpectedly what she holds dearest is taken away from her yet again and she is left to pick up the pieces of her tender heart.
Sometimes, the world we live in can be a harsh and nightmarish place to be. How could anyone understand what it feels like to be abused when you are only an innocent 10-year-old girl? You could listen but you could never really hear, see or feel what it is like to be unseen and unwanted, tossed from one foster family to another. Who wants to be removed from his family's bosom?Written by
Having worked in child welfare for years I found this short film to be rather realistic.
This film is right on the money. From how the siblings are separated from each other (although in my state the goal is always to keep siblings together), the behavioral problems seen in foster homes/school and how the kids have to drag what little they have in garbage bags!
It makes me wonder what background the filmmakers and writers have.
The little girl who plays Zoe did a terrific job.
While I do admit the writing may not be something a 10/11 year old would say, it is after all a movie. I realize that. The film was obviously made for adults. However anyone who has ever worked in foster care, with youth in the system or has been exposed to anything related to it will probably relate. Showed this video to a friend who does child abuse investigations and he immediately got it. Powerful stuff!!!!
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