Stems of a Breakup
Stems of a Breakup is a lesbian short film written and directed by Conny Nenninger. The work was edited with the help of Tom Barrows and Amy Jamieson. It tells the story of a young woman haunted by the obsessive memory of her ex-girlfriend named Elsie. No matter what she undertakes to move on, her feelings for that girl constantly resurface and drowns her into remorse. The story is a long introspection where the narrator tries to continue living normally while periodically being trapped in endless flashbacks. Things become complicated when she starts to imagine herself sneaking into Elsie’s new life to watch her metamorphosis. Stems of a Breakup starring Chelsea Blackwell as the narrator and Erin Davis as Elsie.