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The View from Tall

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The View from Tall


A 17-year-old student (Amanda Drinkall) finds an unlikely lifeline in her therapist (Michael Patrick Thornton) after a sexual transgression. As the lines of propriety between two lonely souls are slowly broken, she has to navigate the thorny issues of age, lust, and leaving one's life behind.

Directed by: Caitlin Parrish, Erica Weiss

Starring: Amanda Drinkall, Michael Patrick Thornton, Carolyn Braver

“...this Chicago-set love story breaks new ground with the protagonist’s self-knowledge and directness.” - CHICAGOREADER.COM


“Drinkall gives a pitch-perfect performance as a girl, not yet a woman. She’s empathetic, enlightened and empowering.” - FRESHFICTION.TV

"...explores questions of consent and ethics in sexual relationships where there’s a significant power differential." - VOXMAGAZINE.COM


Chicago International Film Festival 2016

Los Angeles Film Festival 2016

Midwest Independent Film Festival 2017

New York ReelAbilities Film Festival 2017

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