The familiar place

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"North American Premiere"

  • Genre: Short

  • Release Year: 2015

  • Duration: 22 minutes

The familiar place

After recovering from an attempted Suicide, Lawrence is tasked with returning to the town where a great personal tragedy happened. Despite professional advice, he remains trapped in a nihilistic mind set, and plans for his return to be a brief one. Things start to become surreal and he must navigate his own journey through guilt, regret and redemption.

Director Information:

Chris Saunders


Chris Saunders is a writer, director and editor who is currently attending Ryerson University for Film Studies. The Familiar Place is his first foray into independent film making.