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  • Alberta
  • 10 mins.
  • Laura Seabrook, Kathy Patterson, Clint Lewing, Soap Box Duo, Victoria Souter, Brent Zulyniak
  • Drama

Heartsong is a dramatic, heartwarming story based on true events that takes us on a journey through the eyes of a loving granddaughter into the heartache and humor of one woman’s struggle with Alzheimer’s dementia.



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When her grandma is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, an ambitious young equestrian is torn between career, family and romance

Synopsis

Heartsong is a dramatic, heartwarming story based on true events that takes us on a journey through the eyes of a loving granddaughter into the heartache and humor of one woman’s struggle with Alzheimer’s Dementia. Our story follows Jessica Rae, an ordinary girl who dreams of life as a Show Jumper; but when her grandma is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Jessica’s perfectly-planned life takes a turn as she falls into the role of a full-time caregiver. In the midst of her struggle, she unintentionally captivates the heart of Scott Ryder. Scott is a free spirit who sees life as a spontaneous adventure! He becomes a charming source of inspiration to Jess as he challenges her to step out of her comfort zone, escape her dependency on her own plans and discover the pure adventure in everyday life!


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Created By

Laura Seabrook
Laura Seabrook
Alberta

Drama
Adults
10 minutes
$10,000

Team

Our team is comprised of professionally trained filmmakers, most of whom studied full time at NAIT. These students have invested heavily in themselves and their careers; they are heart and soul committed to what they do and they do it well!

Laura Seabrook

Laura Seabrook
Alberta

Project Lead, Music Video Filmmaker Lead

Character Breakdowns

Eulene

Eulene

"I’m Eulene; you lean on me, I lean on you!” With unrelenting faith and a passionate love for her Lord & Savior, Eulene strives to “be a light without blinding anyone.” Her trusting spirit and constant gratitude is both a blessing and an annoyance to those who can’t seem to find the beauty in their own situations. Though her disease throws her into a state of vulnerability and confusion, her beauty, grace and sense of humor remain vibrant. “My memory's only half bad and my forgetter’s getting better!” (not yet cast)

Jessica Rae

Jessica Rae

Jessica is an ordinary girl who dreams of an extraordinary life as an equestrian Show Jumper. She moved in with her grandparents on their acreage to train with her horse in thrilling anticipation of a long awaited riding career. Yes, she’s got her entire life perfectly mapped out – until her beloved grandma is suddenly diagnosis with Alzheimer’s. Jess falls into the role of a full-time caregiver and together they face the loneliness, confusion and frustrations of the devastating disease.
(Played by Laura Seabrook)

Scott Ryder

Scott Ryder

Scott is a free spirit who's mastered the art of taking life one day at a time as a spontaneous adventure! He lives on a ranch he inherited when his father died and his horses are his refuge. Despite the attention his endearing charm and good looks attract, he is more interested in freedom and adventure than the ties of a relationship…until he meets Jess. He'll stop at nothing to reach her heart, but he isn’t prepared for the struggle he'll face to break through the walls she’s built.
(Played by Clint Lewing)

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