Ayz Waraich knew his marriage was in trouble. It was on the edge — that point where a relationship survives or dies — and he sensed he was in trouble.
Still, he sat down and started writing about that feeling. Over the next few days, he drove out to Death Valley and shot this intimate short.
“It’s all there… our anxiety, our frustrations, the love and the hope… from both our sides I think,” Waraich said. “Even though we are not these characters, the feelings are all there.”
When he returned home, before he began editing, his wife told him she wanted a divorce. Needless to say, he felt the wind knocked out of him.
Then, he started to edit… and this is what he created.
“Not all marriages end because of cheating, lying, and pettiness — some just end,” he added. “To me, this is a film about listening to one another before its too late.”
A couple at odds tries to find hope in one another at 3:34…