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AWI Short Film Competition

Desiderium

Desiderium a short film about love, loss and recovery. The film is from the point of view of the main character Charlotte who records a time capsule reliving the ups and downs of her and Jack’s relationship after suddenly Jack takes his own life. It is a subtle take on mens mental health and the signs we do or don’t see.

“Desiderium” means the loss or grief you feel for something lost.

Content heads up: suicide loss, grief

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Director: Maeve O'Haire

Born and raised in North London, Maeve has been performing since the age of 5. She trained at Mountview Academy for a year before gaining her place at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and moving to New York. She recently graduated from the academy's third year Company where she played ‘Penny’ in Bike America directed by George Heslin, as well as ‘Eleanor’ in Douglas Carter Beane’s original work Star Spangled. Since graduating she has created three short films, including “Desiderium” which she wrote, produced, directed and starred in.

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