Columbia Film Festival

Married To The Bag

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A young woman reluctantly returns home to support her alcoholic mother in the wake of her seemingly perfect father's unexpected infidelity.

Director Biography - Zane Hoshour Bhansali

Zane Bhansali is a screenwriter and director currently pursuing his MFA at Columbia University School of the Arts. Prior to his career in narrative film, he worked in esports, creating written and digital content about professional video game competitors.

Director Statement

Simply being aware of a loved one's vices does not constitute a road to recovery. I feel as though addiction narratives so often end with the addict making a step towards ending their dependency, but I wanted to portray a story in which all parties understand that "healing" isn't an option, as grim as that may seem. Sometimes, moving forward simply means sharing an understanding.

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    United States
  • Director
    Zane Hoshour Bhansali
  • Screenwriter
    Zane Hoshour Bhansali
  • Producer
    Yoko Kohmot
  • Cast
    Molly Elizabeth Brown, Miranda Volpe, Nadja Hoyer-Booth