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Author: Leah Meyerhoff; Sean Warner; Emma Galvin; Toni Meyerhoff; Peter Corrie
Publisher: 2004.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Twitch" is a coming of age story about a teenage girl forced to care for her disabled mother, while beginning to come to terms with her emerging sexuality. Irrationally fearful that her mother's disability is contagious, she attempts to suffocate any possibility of illness. Her boyfriend, oblivious to her increasing hypochondria, only seems interested in her physically. Unable to find the emotional intimacy she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Meyerhoff; Sean Warner; Emma Galvin; Toni Meyerhoff; Peter Corrie
OCLC Number: 72441573
Notes: Festival entry copy submitted to the 2005 Starz First Look Student Film Festival. Film ID no. 5209.
Student work: Tisch School of Arts, graduate work, advanced project advised by Milcho Manchevski.
Other DVD menu item contains: synopsis, bios, cast and crew, contact.
Produced in various formats.
Credits: Producer, Sean Warner ; director of photography, J.R. Roberts.
Cast: Emma Galvin; Toni Meyerhoff; Peter Corrie; Robert Hancock; Naomi Schneider, Sarah Bradley-King.
Description: 1 videodisc (10 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: written, directed and edited by Leah Meyerhoff.

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"Twitch" is a coming of age story about a teenage girl forced to care for her disabled mother, while beginning to come to terms with her emerging sexuality. Irrationally fearful that her mother's disability is contagious, she attempts to suffocate any possibility of illness. Her boyfriend, oblivious to her increasing hypochondria, only seems interested in her physically. Unable to find the emotional intimacy she craves, she ultimately must confront her fears and learn to take care of herself.

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