“Returning to the U.S.A. after losing both arms overseas, a young veteran battles phantom pains, prosthetics, and memories of his pre-war life while reaching for a sense of normalcy.”

Undergraduate thesis film directed, written, and animated by Devon Manney at University of Southern California, U.S.A., 2017.

Winner of 2017 Student Academy Award (Silver) for domestic film school animation. Annie Award nominee for best student film in 2018.

Directed, written and animated by Devon Manney
Music: Saad Haddad
Devon Manney as Will Kelly
Alexa Nikol Curran as Rachel Kelly
Trevor Larson as Dr. Paulson
Rosie Richards as Amelia Kelly
Additional music: Natalie Shaw
Colorists: Megan Mangiano, Margaret Spencer
Background design: Jennifer Lee, Tiffany Lam, Devon Manney
Music engineer: Ryan J. Stewart
Faculty advisors: Sheila Sofian, Trixy Sweetvittles, Candace Reckinger
Sound: Hannah Kubat
Sound supervisor: Bethany Sparks