A moving short from Dakota and Dylan Pailes-Friedman of Brooklyn-based production company 56 bones. “I’ll Be Here For a While” follows a young man struggling to cope with being the primary caretaker of his mother, a stern woman who is falling deeper into cognitive decline.


Starring David Call & Susan Gallagher
Written, Directed, Produced by Dylan & Dakota Pailes-Friedman
Produced by Lizz Astor, Leo Swartz, Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman
Director of Photography: Mika Altskan
Music: The Russian Carnival Ensemble
Sound Editor & Mixer: Neil Benezra
Art Director: Dan Romito
Costume: Sophie Porter-Hyatt
Production Sound: Zach Travis
Assistant Camera: Agustina Biasutto, Sam Wood
Assistant Director: Leo Swartz, Franz Brun
Gaffer: Clemence Therin, Mayer Chalom

Tony Head
Bob Teague
Ana Kayne
Irina Zagornova
Leonid Bruk
Tamara Volkskaya
Lily Friedman


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