TitleDaughter and Mother
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Campaign Daughter and Mother
Advertiser Cure Alzheimer's Fund
Brand Cure Alzheimer's Fund
Business Sector Disease Awareness, Support Groups & Associations
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Implementation;This film makes use of a misdirect. We lead the viewers to believe that we are telling the story of a little girl and her young troubled mother. However, at the end we reveal that they are both actually much older. The little girl needed to be directed to be wise beyond her years, while her mother needed to come across as a little unhinged, demonstrating many of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Both actors needed to capture a raw emotion and perform in a very authentic way. Their older versions also needed to look like them and exhibit similar features and mannerisms. We cast extensively in LA and New York to find these special individuals.;Entry Summary;Over six million people in the United States now have Alzheimer's disease — and it is estimated that four million (or two thirds) are women.;Brief Explanation;This film was created to bring awareness to the fact that Alzheimer’s is a disease that not only affects the person suffering from it, but also their children. As it plays out we are led to believe that a little girl is looking after her young mother. However, in the conclusion we reveal that she is actually an adult and her mother is an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s. We wanted to make people aware that by donating to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, they could possibly put a stop to this and prevent them from becoming a future burden to their children.

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