late expectations (2015)

India is a high school senior living in Brooklyn, she’s gotten a full scholarship to Brown University and is a model student, good daughter, fun best friend and loving girlfriend. On the outside, she seems to be living the teenage dream. However, it is all a lie. Internally, she is tormented, and hides a secret that threatens to end her most important relationships. She finally gains the courage to reveal her double life but discovers something that shatters her world completely.

"Late Expectations" has been selected by the following film festivals.

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Director: Laurie Arakaki
Executive Producer: Alex Cirillo
Producers: Thais Francis and George Lois
Writer: Thais Francis
Cinematographer: David Kruta
Editor: Ema Ryan Yamazaki