The Story

BODIES is the story of a New York nanny struggling to regain her physical and emotional strength after treatment for cancer. Adapted from a short story by Jessica Shattuck (whose novel The Women in the Castle is a New York Times bestseller) and published in the New Yorker magazine, the film won a grant from the Warner Bros. Pictures Film Production Award Fund.  BODIES aired nationally on the Independent Film Channel and was named a finalist by the 2005 Angelus Awards.

Official Selection of the following Festivals:

  • Florida Fillm Festival 2005
  • Nashville Film Festival 2005
  • Durango Films Festival 2005
  • Vail Film Festival 2005
  • Boston Film Festival 2004
  • Temecula Valley International Film Music Festival 2004
  • Ojai Film Festival 2004 Best Narrative Short Best Student Film
  • St. Louis International Film Festival 2004
  • Santa Fe Film Festival 2004
  • Ft. Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival 2004 Student Film Semi-Finalist

BODIES stars Camilla Enders, John E. Bolger, Michele Harris, Alexandra Lydon and Raum-Aron. The screenplay was written by Amy Wendel and Daniel Meisel. The film was directed by Amy Wendel and produced by Elizabeth E Foley and Daniel Meisel.  the film's score was composed by Scott Freiman and performed in full in September 2005 by a live orchestra in the Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, with Grammy-nominated Jason Howland conducting.