Daughterhood Director Cecilia Albertini and Star Carmela Corbett
November 12, 2020 by Joanna Kay
The Oscar-qualifying short film showcase HollyShorts is bigger and better than ever, and this year, it's virtual. Enjoy some of the best and brightest short form filmmakers from across the globe, all from the comforts of your own home or office. Screen Magazine is bringing you exclusive interviews with HollyShorts filmmakers, and today, Screen's Joanna Kay sits down with the makers of DAUGHTERHOOD, Writer/Director Cecilia Albertini and Writer/Star Carmela Corbett.
The film is directed by Cecilia Albertini and stars Emmy-Award Winning Carolyn Henessy ("General Hospital", "True Blood", "Cougar Town"), Carmela Corbett ("Mad Men, Undercover"), and Evan Handler ("Sex and the City", "Californication").
"Daughterhood" is the first episode of our dark comedy web series, about the dysfunctional relationship between Carrie, an alcoholic, controlling stage mother and her adult daughter, Megan. Carrie does everything in her power to ensure that Megan will become a famous actress, often with disastrous, humiliating results for both of them.