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In this romantic dark comedy, ZOE CADWAULDER must overcome her phobias in order to discover love. Traumatized by her parents\' untimely death by a meteor, Zoe has a gloom and doom outlook on life. Despite her fears, Zoe finds a soul mate in the adventuresome RED. But, her brief moment of lightness is clouded again by yet another one of nature\'s unlikely cruel jokes. How will Zoe break free from this chain of disasters and will she see the potential for a natural wonder?
Ever since Zoe lost her parents in a horrible accident when she was a child, she has been suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and she has many fears centering around safety. One day, terrified by the thought that the light bulbs may fall from the ceiling Zoe stops by a sporting goods store to buy a safety helmet. There, she meets Red, an employee of the store, and she finds her likable. However, Red, who enjoys every possible kind of dangerous sports, is the type Zoe definitely wants to avoid: Zoe lost her loved ones before, and she never wants to experience such pain again. Can timid Zoe courageously start a new love? A short film that allows us a chance to see the cute performances of Melanie Lynskey, who was superbly impressive in Heavenly Creatures. (Jay SOHN)
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Buboo Kakati received a Master of Fine Arts in Film & Television from NYU\'s Tisch School of the Arts, where she wrote, directed, produced and edited several short films, among them, her thesis Off Duty, which was the winner of a Warner Bros. Pictures Award and the recipient of four NYU Awards for outstanding achievement in Producing, Cinematography, Original Score and Sound Design. Off Duty was also featured in NYU’s prestigious Directors Series and premiered at the 2003 Tribeca Film Festival. Ms. Kakati has worked with both narrative and documentary subjects, winning an Uncommon Legacy Leadership scholarship for her short Paddy Wagon, a verité documentary about the controversies surrounding New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day parade. Her films, screened worldwide, include A Question of Virtue, an elderly widow rediscovers her sexuality and A Letter Home, a young woman reminisces about her childhood, distributed by Frameline. Her next challenge is to develop and direct her first feature length project.