Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017 Presented by Dollar Bank

Caleb's Gift


Year: 2011
Country: USA
Run Time: 12 minutes

Caleb's Gift

The short film Caleb's Gift is set in present-day rural America and tells a story of forgiveness and second chances. A fifty-year-old father, who's an equine veterinarian, and his nineteen-year-old son, who has become a drug addict, have become bitterly estranged. A car accident, triggered by the son's drug addiction and involving a beautiful horse prized by both men, forces them to confront their wounded relationship. Out of this tragic accident comes new hope and a second chance for father and son.

Caleb's Gift

CIFF36 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Shorts Program
Ohio Shorts Program #2

Robert Willard Bates

Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou

Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Mathieu Vadepied

Dorian Rigal-Ansous

Principal Cast
François Cluzet, Omar Sy

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