Caleb's Gift

 

Year: 2011
Country: USA
Run Time: 12 minutes

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.

Shorts Program
Ohio Shorts Program #2

Director
Robert Willard Bates

Producer
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou

Screenplay
Olivier Nakache, ╔ric Toledano

Cinematography
Mathieu Vadepied

Editing
Dorian Rigal-Ansous

Principal Cast
Franšois Cluzet, Omar Sy

Print Source

Caleb's Gift
Robert Willard Bates

Email: bob@bates.tv

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